All youth ages 0-24

Intervention Area:

  • Skilled Training
  • Technical Assistance
  • Notice of Grant Opportunities


  • DeKalb County Local Nonprofits

The Alliance consists of dedicated committee members represented by schools, clergy, nonprofits, businesses, civic organizations and government entities who have demonstrated services or support towards the advancement of DeKalb’s youth. The goal of the Alliance is to provide a platform of youth-servicing organizations to offer ideas, skilled trainings and technical support while strengthening collaborative approaches to sharing resources. The Alliance meets on a bi-monthly basis and our goal is to provide training and tools to assist in growth and longevity for DeKalb’s youth serving nonprofits.



All youth ages 0-24


This is a partnership wit the University of Georgia and Clark Atlanta University to provide extensive research and analysis of DeKalb County government to identify existing gaps in youth services. They will also conduct a SWOT analysis to provide information on existing internal youth services within the county. Key information from the SWOT/GAP Analysis reports will be used to develop an annual OYS Annual Youth Report to highlight critical issues facing youth along with program successes and partnerships.

OYS DeKalb County Youth Services Database & IT Services with United Way: This partnership with United Way to gather information on all youth services provided countywide internally and externally in an effort to establish a database whereby county constituents can access to become aware of all programs and services offered to youth 0-24. This will include website, mobile app and call center.



All youth ages 0-24

Youth Services RFP with WorkSource DeKalb & DeKalb Department Community Development:

This is a partnership with WorkSource DeKalb and the DeKalb Department of Community Development, will be working with Jason Martin, Executive Director of STEAM TRUCK on several youth programs and signature initiatives throughout the year to empower and inspire DeKalb County Youth. STEAM TRUCK is a mobile makerspace that launched in 2014, and three years later, is a growing fleet that serves over 4000 elementary and middle school youth each year.

OYS Inter-Department Youth Services Retreat:

This is a half-day Inter-Departmental Retreat for DeKalb County Youth Services Providers to refresh and recharge for better connection, communication and collaboration. The Office of Youth Services is hosting this retreat as a refresher along with providing technical assistance, training and team building. The guest facilitator will be Jason Martin, Executive Director of STEAM TRUCK