Youth Commission

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Youth Commission
City Liaison

P: 847.391.5480
1420 Miner Street
Des Plaines, IL  60016

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Youth Commission

About Us

The Youth Commission recommends plans for the improvements of opportunities for the wholesome development of youth in the City. Members discuss and propose necessary action for the protection of children from exposure to harmful influences and conditions, and to develop plans for the prevention of delinquency, needs, and rehabilitation of delinquent children. There are 11 members, each serving three-year terms.

To participate in this great organization, please submit the Youth Commission Volunteer Registration Form.

Halloween Fest on Saturday, October 26th

The Des Plaines Youth Commission and the Des Plaines Park District present the 2019 Halloween Fest on Saturday, October 26th from 5:30 pm to 8:15 pm. The event will be held at the Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker Street. Admission is free with a donation of three canned goods!

The Halloween Fest features games with prizes, bounce house and inflatables, art & crafts, food and beverages, and more! Come in costume for a spooky evening of family fun. To read more about this great event, please view this informational flyer.