Farmingville, NY - More than 200 proud, smiling faces filled the Brookhaven Town Hall auditorium on May 5 for the 37th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards. The awards recognize residents from each council district who help and assist young people, whether they are individual adults, service groups or young people themselves. The event was organized by the Brookhaven Youth Board and Youth Bureau.
The Youth Board serves as an advisory board to the Youth Bureau. The Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s mission is to support and encourage the moral, physical, mental and social well-being of youth in Brookhaven Town. This is accomplished by providing services, programs and counseling for young people up to 21 years of age, while also monitoring and providing oversight for several youth agencies and programs that receive funding through Brookhaven Town. For further information, call the Youth Bureau at 631-451-8011.