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TOWN OF SMITHTOWN

YOUTH BUREAU

The Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau is a community resource dedicated to promoting the physical and emotional well-being of youth and families who reside in Smithtown Township.

Through collaborations with school districts and other community partners, the Youth Bureau provides a wide array of educational and support services in the areas of:

Health & Wellness - Youth development - Delinquency & Substance Abuse Prevention/Intervention

Programs & support for parents

Opportunities for healthy family engagement - Effective parenting skills

Building healthy family communication & interaction - Emotional health & management

Violence & substance abuse prevention

Programs and support for youth

Character & citizenship - Leadership skills - Community service - Personal resilience & social competencies Social/emotional learning - Study skills - Babysitting & basic child care –

Employment readiness - Coping, stress & anger management - Social skills – Healthy Body Image

Living Skills - Walking & biking safety

Recreation-based programs & special events

Family activities in the spirit of unity and community service including;

Global Youth Service Day, Family Pool Night and others.

Smithtown Youth Advisory Board

Appointed students & adults working with the Youth Bureau to plan & implement programs town-wide.

Youth & Community Alliance of Smithtown

(In collaboration with Horizons Counseling & Education Center)

Community leaders and caring student & adult residents dedicated to keeping our youth & families

physically & emotionally healthy and free of substance abuse.

*Highly effective, evidence-based programs and presentations for school districts and community groups include: Second Step, Safe Dates, Children in Change, Why Try, Teen Intervene, Life Skills, Eight Dimensions of Wellness, Too Good for Drugs/Violence, Anger Management, Healthy Body Image, Positive Action, Project SUCCESS, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, Guiding Good Choices and others.

*The Smithtown Youth Bureau is funded by Town of Smithtown, Suffolk County Youth Bureau, New York State Office of Children & Family Services and New York State Department of Transportation.


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Register HERE for
 
"Walk For a Wish" Event at Smithtown High School East

Friday, September 14th
6:00-7:30 PM



Student Community Service Credit Opportunity!
PLEASE Come & Help!!

Ryan age 5 from Hauppauge is fighting Leukemia and
 WISHING to go to Disney!

Join This Collaborative Community Program...
-Smithtown Boys Who Care
 -Make-A-Wish®  Suffolk County
-Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau
-Smithtown High School East Leadership Students


Friday, September 14, 2018
"Walk For A Wish" 
Smithtown High School East, Saint James
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Raffles!  Snacks!  Fun Community Service!
(2 Hours of Student Community Service Credit Provided!)
Register for this event at the link below:

100% of the net proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish® Suffolk County, with a suggested donation of $10.00 per registrant or $25.00 per family.
*The donation link will also appear in your Registration CONFIRMATION EMAIL

To make a donation towards Ryan's wish and to learn more about his story, visit:







Parents & Students…Looking for Community Service Opportunities?

Visit our Volunteer Corner Page

Check our Town of Smithtown Volunteer Opportunities Page 

AND

Check our Partner Agency Volunteer Opportunities Page 

Don’t forget…

Register as a Town of Smithtown Volunteer Corps member for early notification of volunteer opportunities


 

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Important Parent and Student Surveys

We are looking for YOUR input!  We have created two brief surveys - one for parents and one for students. 

As town residents, your opinions regarding the needs you see in your community are of utmost importance to us!


Please take a few moments to complete the brief survey. Your input helps us to improve upon our existing programs, and to develop new ones to meet community needs.

All responses are anonymous. 

We depend on community input....PLEASE click on the links below to participate.  The survey only takes a few moments.

Thank you!!!


Click here for the Parent Survey!

Click here for the Student Survey



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Apply to become a volunteer with the Smithtown Youth Bureau Volunteer Corps. 

Complete and submit the online volunteer application by clicking on the link below.
 
 
click: Volunteer Application 

For further information, please see the "Volunteer Corner"
 


 

 




Newsletters:

August 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter


March 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter








Ongoing Programs and Events for 2018:




January 2018:

Babysitting Program

Middle School Study Skills Program

High School Study Skills Program

Parent Study Group

Positive Action

Reconnecting Youth

Eight Dimensions of Wellness


February 2018:

P.S. I Love You Day - 2/9/18

Middle School Study Skills Program

Babysitting Program

Reconnecting Youth

Positive Action

Eight Dimensions of Wellness

Youth Leadership Program

Public Service Announcement Production


March 2018

Babysitting Workshop

Study Skills Program - Middle School

Study Skills Program - High School

Kings Park St. Patrick's Day Parade - March 3, 2018  REGISTER HERE

RISE Program

Positive Action

Reconnecting Youth

Eight Dimensions of Wellness

April 2018

Global Youth Service Day - April 21, 2018  REGISTER HERE

Positive Action

Reconnecting Youth

Why Try

Eight Dimensions of Wellness 

May 2018

Family Talk - Effective Communication Workshop - May 3rd - register here

Babysitting Program

Positive Action

Reconnecting Youth

Eight Dimensions of Wellness

NOYL Campaign (Not on Your Life) - May 18th


June 2018

Positive Action

Reconnecting Youth

Smithtown Festival Day

Eight Dimensions of Wellness

Parent Study Group

July 2018


Understanding Feelings and Friendships

Summer Bash - Family Pool Night - July 23rd

Middle School and High School Study Skills

Too Good For Drugs - Playground Program

August 2018

Understanding Feelings and Friendships

Middle School and High School Study Skills

Too Good For Drugs - Playground Program

Pizza Box Tops Program

General Alliance Meeting on August 15th



 


 







Stacey Sanders
Executive Director
Email

161 E. Main St.
Smithtown, NY 11787
Ph: (631) 360-7595
Fax (631) 360-7687

Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm and occasional evening hours

Summer Hours
(July 1 - August 31)
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm