Advisory Board


  • 4 pm
  • 2nd Tuesday of every other month
  • Office of the Children and Youth Department

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

November 9, 2021 Meeting Agenda
September 2021 Minutes
September 14, 2021 Meeting Agenda
May 2021 Minutes
March 2021 Minutes
February 2021 Minutes

  1. Report Child Abuse & Neglect
  • If the child is in immediate danger call 911
  • File an electronic report of suspected child abuse with PA Childline
  • Call PA Childline: 1-800-932-0313
  • Call our offices: 215-348-6950

The Children and Youth Advisory Board accepts donations to its emergency fund to assist caseworkers in providing immediate care to children. Checks can be written to the "Charlie Kane Children's Emergency Fund" and mailed to Children and Youth, 55 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Click here for more information on ways to help Children and Youth.

Children and Youth Advisory Board Members

James B. Beerer, Chairman Lisa A. Welsh, Vice-Chairman
Nancy LaPlace, Secretary Barbara P. Clark
Sally A. Fabian-Oresic Karen Kern
Andrew J. Kind-Rubin Kathleen Maguire
Robert R. Muir William Ritter
Sean R. Ryan, Honorary Member Katherine Schweiker
Rebecca S. Van Dine  

About the Board

The Bucks County Children and Youth Advisory Board consist of between nine and 19 citizens who have an interest and commitment to promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and their families. The purpose as stated in the bylaws is "to recommend plans and policy to the county commissioners and to aid and assist in the establishment, development, and operation of social services to children and youth in need in Bucks County."