Henderson County Youth Council (HCYC) is a student led and driven, county-wide youth organization supported by United Way of Henderson County. The council consists of representatives from all public high schools including Balfour Education Center and Early College and is open to youth enrolled in home schools.

Interested in becoming a part of the HCYC?

Application deadline was Friday, April 14th. Check back for information regarding recruitment of the 2018-2019 HCYC.

What does the Henderson County Youth Council do?

HCYC researches, surveys and initiates projects that benefit young adults in Henderson County. HCYC provides an opportunity for young people to learn about and put into action community wide planning as well as enhance leadership skills and responsibility.

Henderson County Youth Council goals:

  • Initiate community service projects and social events for young adults in Henderson County
  • Advocate for youth leadership opportunities
  • Advocate for inclusion of youth perspective in local government decision making

Interested in serving on the Advisory Council for the HCYC?

The Advisory Committee meets quarterly to receive updates on the youth council’s school and community based initiatives while offering feedback and resources as needed. They also help recruit youth to join the Youth Council.

For more information, please contact HCYC Advisor, Adrienne Pomeroy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828-692-1636 x1111.