WCA focuses on key issues, especially those affecting the most vulnerable children in Westchester. We identify current needs by analyzing data, hearing directly from youth and families, and working closely with public and non-profit service providers. Recent issues include…



Individuals and organizations from all over Westchester are uniting around a common vision for our children and youth. Learn More…

Join GPS4Kids today!

View the 2017 Advocacy Breakfast keynote address by Dr. Walter Gilliam.

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Campaign for Kids

Campaign for Kids is a coalition of organizations that uses their collective power to support positive youth development. Learn More…

View the 2018-2020 RFP from Westchester County for the Invest in Kids funding.

Want to volunteer to be an application reader for Invest in Kids? View the job description here.

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Vote for Kids

Become a more educated voter so that the needs of Westchester’s children and youth are at the top of the public agenda. Learn More…

Register to vote so you can help keep the needs of children and youth at the top of the public agenda.

Raise the Age

NY is one of only two states to process both 16- and 17-year-olds in the adult criminal justice system. Let’s change that. Learn More…

Raise the Age Passed! Read our statement here.

Read youth advocates personal experiences and arguments for raising the age in our latest blog series!

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Connecting Youth

“Disconnected youth” are those who aren’t working, in school, or otherwise positively engaged – and who need our support. Learn More…

Home Visiting

These voluntary programs strengthen families by offering them resources and support in their own homes. Learn More…

Learn more about home visiting programs in New York State.

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