The City of Irvine strives to create a safe community where children, youth and families thrive emotionally, physically, academically and socially.
The Irvine Children, Youth and Families Advisory Committee meets quarterly to review and evaluate the City of Irvine's Strategic Plan for Children, Youth and Families. Meetings are held 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Irvine Civic Center.
Schedule for 2017:
- Feb. 22
- May 24
- Aug. 30
- Nov. 8
Schedule for 2018:
- Feb. 28
- May 23
- Aug. 29
- Nov. 28
The Strategic Plan for Children, Youth and Families Update 2013-18 outlines goals for the following five (5) areas:
Five Priority Areas
Goal Area 1
Support to Families in Need
Goal Area 2
Child Care and School Readiness
Goal Area 3
Youth Alcohol, Substance Use and Other Risky Behavior Reduction
High School Youth Action Team-HSYAT, Irvine Prevention Coalition-IPC, Irvine Family Resource Center, Substance Use Prevention-Juvenile Resources, School Resource Officers, D.A.R.E., Middle School Program
Goal Area 4
Goal Area 5
Health, Fitness and Well-being
City of Irvine Classes-see Teens, Mobile Recreation, Get Fit at Bill Barber Park, Irvine Family Resource Center, Environmental Programs, Bicycle Safety Tips and Information, City of Irvine Bikeways, Disability Services, Camps, City of Irvine Recreation classes
Strategic Plan for Children, Youth and Families
Email for more information on these and other reports.
Past Events and Resources
Mayor's Educational Forum on the Common Core State Standards
October 8, 2014
Due to a large volume, questions similar in nature were answered only once. For questions that were personal in nature and not answered, please contact your child's school or school district directly.
Bullies, Victims and Witnesses: What Parents Need to Know
October 24, 2011
Stop Bullying Now
Federal Trade Commission: Cyberbullying
Bullying presentation prepared by Phyllis Agran
Human Services Program Guide
Books on bullying available at the Irvine Child Resource Center.
To order the following materials, please click on title: The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander by Barbara Coloroso.