The Child and Youth Administration

The Children and Youth Administration is the largest in the city of Copenhagen and employs around 18,000 people.

The Children and Youth Administration coordinates and plans the joint activities offered to around 100,000 children and young people between 0 and 18 in the City of Copenhagen at the City’s almost 70 primary and lower secondary schools (including special-needs schools) and 600 institutions.

The main tasks are day care centres, primary and lower secondary schools including special-needs schools, after school centres, clubs and special-needs institutions. Also, the administration is responsible for a number of tasks such as educational psychological advice service, the children’s clinic, the health visitor scheme, dental care for children and young people, educational guidance for young people, and youth schools.

Facts about Children and Youth Administration

Core services: Day care (0-5 year-olds), after school centres and clubs, primary and lower secondary schools, special-needs schools and institutions, educational psychological advice service, youth schools, and a wide range of other tasks (0-18 year-olds).

Mayor: Jakob Næsager  

Committee: Children and Youth committee

Employees: 18,000

Budget: 10.7 billion kroner

Main professions: Teachers, pedagogues, educators


Børne- og Ungdomsforvaltningen

Rådhuspladsen 1

1550 København V

Office opening hours


09:00 - 15:00


09:00 - 15:00


09:00 - 15:00


09:00 - 15:00


09:00 - 15:00