Governmental organization (public social service for children and youth) NGO Net of social service for children and youth (79 centers in Ukraine); Social hostels (18); Centers of social-psychologist help (23); Centers for people who infected by AID (7); Centers of social-psychologist rehabilitation children and youth with physiology restriction (15). Organize, nurture and educate youth in the spirit invoked by the ideals harmonious development of person; Forming patriotic values as well as sound individuality; Promote positive, healthy lifestyle; Improving mental and physic health and avoiding drugs; Education ,training and mobility. youth members of NGO children students population as a whole 14% 32% 15% 19% 20% Providing policy recomendation Providing legal aid Charity Analysis and research Provision of social services Information dissemination Educational activities Protecting interests 0 10 20 30 40 50 • Most of NGOs work with children and youth on civil-education projects • Only a small number solve social problems • Large number of NGOs work in politics, legislation, state –building, human rights • reason: more technical assistance is available, better opportunities to influence third-sector development • Mostly represented by NGOs seeking to solve social problems • It can be explained by the historical role, which NGOs have played in the region business organs of executive power physical person other NGOs charity and donors Sources members contributons donors sponsor's sources international funds states sources sources of political organization income from selfservice member contributions; donations; incomes from self-sacrifice; interests; incomes from capital; incomes from property. There is a concomitant increase in the growth rate of associations for youth. But The Democratic Initiatives Foundation opinion polls show that third-sector membership in Ukraine remained constant: in 1994, 82% stated they not members of any civic, political, youth organization and in 2000, 83%. Because Ukrainian citizens are not fully aware of the third sector’s role in a civil society they are reluctant to participate in the non-government, and voluntary structures.