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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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Register NOW!!

 Student  Community Service Opportunity:

                Town of Smithtown's Annual...                        

            Town-Wide Global Youth Service Day Event!


Saturday,April 21,2018 
10 am - noon
**Student Community Service Credit Provided**

                        Space Limited - Register Early!                       

 Spring Gardening and Prep work at Hoyt Farm!

                       Prepping the Bee Pollinator & Butterfly Gardens, 


 Cleaning up the pasture and stalls for Hoyt's resident animals!


Garden Prep of Butterfly & Bee gardens:

Pollinators feeds the world...

 Raking, weeding and thatching the pollinator gardens at Hoyt Farm not only helps to provide habitat for local bee & butterfly species. In addition to aiding in saving endangered species, GYSD volunteers will help purify our environment while aiding in the production of produce in their communities


Cleaning Hoyt Farm Animal pastures & stalls...

 Did you Know? 

All of the Animals at Hoyt Farm have been rescued from terrible conditions.  They have been given a second chance at a sanctuary home to live out their days.                                         


Middle School & High School Volunteers 

Register below for GYSD:

Click HERE to register




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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



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"


March 2018 Newsletter

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August 2017 Newsletter

July 2017 Newsletter

June 2017 Newsletter

May 2017 Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter

Ongoing Programs and Events for 2017 - 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 



Stacey Sanders
Executive Director

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

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 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm