We have information on:
- Crisis Services
- Employment and Business
- Healthcare Services
- Mental Health, Counseling, Support Services
- Student Support Services
Hotline Numbers - 24 hours a day
- Suffolk County Police Emergency 911
- Child Abuse and Neglect 1-800-342-3720
- National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-621-4000
- Victim’s Information Bureau (VIBES) 631-360-3606
- L.I. Against Domestic Violence 631-666-8833
- RESPONSE CRISIS HOTLINE 631-751-7500
- DSS Emergency Housing (after business hours / holidays weekends.) 631-854-9100
- Above the Influence: The goal is to help you stay above the influence. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to stand up to the pressures that keep you down. The website and the Above the Influence ads you see on TV and in magazines are created for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign (a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy). This campaign reflects what teens across the country have told us is going on in their lives.
- American Academy of Pediatrics: Contains interesting information for parents on a variety of topics.
- Child Care Council of Suffolk: Community service organization that works with parents, providers, businesses, and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services in the area.
- Child Care Subsidy Enrollment Program: A Workforce Development Institute Initiative.
- College Scholarships: Free college scholarship and financial aid searches.
SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more. Online degrees and distance education.
- Commack CSD
- Cyber Bullying guide: Resource defining cyber bullying and its consequences.
- Drug Rehab: A substance abuse guide for parents
- Every Child Matters: Every Child Matters was founded on the premise that children and youth policy issues are of great concern to the public and that elections offer an important opportunity to educate the public and policy makers about the needs of children.
- Hauppauge UFSD
- Horizons Counseling and Education Center: Horizons is a not-for-profit agency funded to provide adolescent and adult treatment, prevention, and education services for drug and alcohol related problems.
- Internet Safety Tips: Tips on keeping your children safe online.
- Just Think Twice: You heard the fiction. Now learn the facts.
- Kings Park CSD
- Kings Park in the Know: a dedicated task force comprised of parents, students, Kings Park school administrators, Suffolk County elected officials, the United States Drug Enforcement Authority and the Suffolk County Police Department.
- League of Women Voters: The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
- LGBT Network: Not-for-profit organization that provides education, advocacy, and social support services to Long Island’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) youth and young adults, and all youth, young adults, and their families for whom sexuality, sexual identity, gender identity, and HIV/AIDS are an issue.
- LGBTQIA+ Digital Divide Resource: Online communities, resources help keep LGBTQ+ youth connected.
- Lodestar Children’s Services: Lodestar provides Home and Community Based (HCBS) and Children & Family Treatment & Support Services (CFTSS) for youth between the ages of 0-21 who are dealing with mental health challenges. Our mission is to “empower children and families” by honoring their definition of need and providing the necessary tools for them to strengthen their system of support.
- Mental Health Guide - Information from Bestcolleges.com to educate about Mental Health issues and find guidance in those areas.
- Mental Health in College: A Guide for Students and Families
- Not My Kid: Helps to prepare kids to face everyday challenges with courage and confidence. Through educational models and peer-to-peer education, they address life changing issues of substance abuse, bullying, unhealthy relationships, eating disorders, depression/self-injury, and internet safety.
- NYS 988 Webpage: 988 is the new, three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). 988 will be available nation-wide on July 16, 2022. Until then, you should call the NSPL (1-800-273-8255) if you or someone you know is in crisis.
- Response Hotline: Response is a crisis intervention hotline, (631) 751-7500, professionally trained and supervised counselors offer caller telephone support and help them to explore options for next steps that they might take for finding additional assistance or comfort. The goal is to reduce the risk of impulsive behavior that could lead to self-injury, suicide, or harm to others.
- Smithtown Township Arts Council: The Arts Council offers programs for families and children that invite active and collaborative learning through the arts. They offer a wide variety of programs throughout the year.
- Smithtown CSD
- Smithtown Library: The Smithtown Library holds its main building in Smithtown and has three branch locations in Commack, Hauppauge, and Kings Park. Services are available from childhood to adult.
- StopBullying.gov: Provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.
- Suffolk County Health Department: The Department of Health Services acts to improve and safeguard the general health of the people of Suffolk County through its emphasis on preventive health services and its special attention to health education.
- Suffolk County Prevention Resource Center: Dedicated to strengthening communities and empowering lives. As a non-profit resource center we are committed to building and supporting healthy drug-free communities through public education, professional training and the provision of effective tools for those working to prevent drug and alcohol abuse.
- Suffolk County Youth Bureau: The Suffolk County Youth Bureau strives to protect the rights and welfare of the youth in Suffolk County. It also acts to ensure their physical, social and educational well-being. It is the belief of the Youth Bureau that every child and family residing in Suffolk County is entitled to a system of services, which provides support, nurturing, and an overall positive outlook on life.
- The Recovery Village: Resource providing information about teens and drug use.
- Drugfree.org: Working toward a vision where all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug or alcohol abuse.
- Addiction Resource: Free education resource for parents. Information about substance abuse and addiction as well as treatment options.
- Victim Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBES): Provide hotline intervention, counseling, advocacy, court accompaniment, outreach, and community education to the survivors of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault.
- A comprehensive guide to volunteering in college: Study.com has developed a guide to inform students about critical information regarding their college education and share different resources that will help set them up for success. Topics include: The many benefits of volunteering; Examples of volunteering opportunities on campus, in the community, and abroad; How to transition from a volunteer position to a career; Organizations around the country that offer volunteering programs; and How to balance volunteer work with college studies.
Janine Marc-AnthonyExecutive Director
Youth BureauPhysical Address
161 E. Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787
Phone: (631) 360-7595Fax: (631) 360-7687
Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm and occasional evening hours
(July 1 through August 31)
Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm