The next executive meeting will be September 2 at 8:30 a.m. at the YFA office, 601 East 66th Street, Suite 101.

NOTE: There is no collaborative meeting in July.

The next collaborative meeting will be on September 9 at 4:00 p.m. at the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion in the second floor conference room.

Teen Maze


Last year's event was held October 14th - 17th at the National Guard Armory.  The focus was on underage drinking, texting while driving, and drug use.  1,150 eighth students participated.  View event photos.

For 2014, the event is scheduled for September 29-October 2 at the National Guard Armory.  We anticipate approx. 1,200 eighth students will participate.

Annual Report 2012

View the 2012 Annual Report   here OR by clicking on About Us from the top menu.

Savannah Ready, Set, WORK!

YFA’s pilot 7-week summer work program for youth ages 16+ began the week of June 2.  Youth have been placed at partner work sites and are progressing nicely.  View the summer work program update.

Region 12 Peer-to-Peer Meeting

The Georgia Family Connection Partnership Peer-to-Peer meeting for Region 12 was held in Savannah at the Southwest Chatham Library.  The key topic was the behavioral health system and challenges.  View photo sheet from event.

Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority
601 East 66th Street
Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405

P.O. Box 14317, Savannah, GA  31416

Phone: 912.352.7054 ~ Fax: 912.352.7451
Edward Chisolm, Executive Director

Our Vision

"Every child will grow up healthy and secure to become a self-sufficient contributing member of the community."  


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Our Mission

YFA builds and strengthens systems of care for children and families through collaboration, data-driven planning, and advocacy.


A video produced by The Ounce of Prevention Fund does an excellent job of portraying what we are seeking to accomplish at the preventative stage across the Pipeline for the Savannah Promise Neighborhood. Below is the video entitled

"Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything"


YFA recognized by Safe Kids Savannah

Safe Kids Savannah presented YFA with its Captain Lightfoot Hero Award for 2012.  This award is presented to an individual or group that has demonstrated great commitment as a public servant and has made an outstanding difference in the life of our community. YFA received the award for its work to produce the Teen Maze events.  



The Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority is proudly sponsored by: