2022 Youth Events Announced

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services and the Professional Development Program are pleased to announce the 2022 Annual Youth Event. Youth are invited to advocate for a better world and explore their paths to adulthood in a safe and engaging environment with the experience of former foster youth and the support of adult partners.

Who is invited?

Current and former youth in foster care, independent living youth and runaway and homeless youth and their supportive adults.

When are the events? 

  • Region 1 and 2: Wednesday, August 3, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Region 3: Tuesday, July 26, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Region 4: Thursday, July 28, 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Region 6: Wednesday, August 10, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Find out more and how to register: