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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.



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 

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

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


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