City of Binghamton, New York

Youth Bureau

The Lee Barta Summer Program is a 6 week program for children ages 5-10, held at the Lee Barta Community Center located at 108 Liberty Street, on Binghamton’s North Side.  The program will run from July 8, 2013 through August 15, 2013, Monday through Thursday from 9:00am to 2:00pm.  A collaboration between the City of Binghamton Youth Bureau, United Way Healthy Lifestyles Coalition, and Theodore Roosevelt Elementary Teddy Bear Clinic, the program is desig

Berkshire Life House

Berkshire Life House is program designed to keep youth under the age of 21 safe and offer possible alternatives, serves youths who are, or are at risk of becoming runaways or homeless.  The program provides a 24-hour, toll free crisis hotline, non-residential crisis counseling, and case management services.  For more information click here.

The 2012 "Summer Literacy Program" was a 6 week pilot program located at Horace Mann Elementary School.  The program was a collaboration between the City of Binghamton Youth Bureau, City Parks and Recreation Department, and Binghamton School District.  The literacy program was designed to retain/enhance literacy skills for summer fun participants, ages 5-10.

Youth Success

Department Overview

The Youth Success Initative strives to enhance, promote and support opportunities and services for youth in the City of Binghamton through partnership and collaboration with the community.


The following are the core values upon which the City of Binghamton Youth Success Initiative stands.

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