Illinois Youth Court Association:
What is the IYCA?
Established in February 2000 by the Office of the Attorney General, the Illinois Youth Court Association (IYCA) assists communities in many ways including: developing youth courts; helping to enhance existing youth court programs; and encouraging information sharing among these programs.
The IYCA is coordinated by the Office of the Attorney General. The association’s goals are to:
PROMOTE interagency cooperation and information sharing among youth courts;
PROVIDE assistance to the youth courts in the state; and
ENCOURAGE the development of youth courts in Illinois.