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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?

 

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"
 




Newsletters:

October 2018 Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter

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:


May 2018
Family Talk - Effective Communication Workshop
Babysitting Program
Positive Action
Reconnecting Youth
Eight Dimensions of Wellness
NOYL Campaign (Not on Your Life)

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
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

September 2018
Walk - for- A - Wish
Smithtown Historical Society Heritage Fair
Smithtown Library Volunteer Fair
Eight Dimensions of Wellness
Positive Action
Parent Skills Group


October 2018
Middle School Study Skills
Babysitting Skills - Basic Employment Skills
Positive Action
Eight Dimensions of Wellness
Too Good For Drugs
Red Ribbon Campaign
Kings Park Central School District Parent University
Commack Coalition of Caring 5K








 

 


 







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