Youth Bureau

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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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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.

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"



Ongoing Programs and Events for 2019:


January 2019
Youth and Community Alliance Training
Babysitting Program
Study Skills Program - Middle School
Eight Dimensions of Wellness
Too Good For Drugs
Parent Study Group


February 2019
Babysitting Program
Study Skills Program - Middle School
Parent Study Group
P.S. I love you Day - 2/8/19

March 2019
Babysitting Program

April 2019
Global Youth Service Day - Information COMING SOON!

May 2019
Babysitting Program
Smithtown Historical Society Fair


June 2019
Vaping Educational Presentation
Smithtown Day Horizons/Youth Bureau Open House- June 2nd

July 2019
Annual Family Summer Bash and Pool Party
Feelings And Friendships (grades 1-3)
Too Good For Drugs After School Program

August 2019
College Transition Workshop
Middle School Transition Workshop
Get Ready for Kindergarten Workshop
Feelings and Friendships (grades 4-6)
Too Good For Drugs After School Program
Pizza Box Tops Program

September 2019

Babysitting Program

Middle School Study Skills Program