Youth Bureau

Hollyann Riker Executive Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Town Hall West
401 Main St. Rm. 312
Islip, New York 11751
(631) 224-5320
(631) 665-4093

 YOUTH BUREAU FORMS


The Islip Town Youth Bureau and the Islip Youth Board administer three not-for-profit agencies, which provide youth services Townwide. These agencies have convenient service sites located throughout the town.

Agencies include:

  • Youth & Family Counseling Program - (631) 231-4333
  • Youth Enrichment Services - (631) 587-5172
  • South Shore Community Organization - (631) 277-1365

Each agency has a community board composed of representatives from the communities they serve. The Community Boards determine the types of programs that will be offered based upon the needs of the community.

The programs include such key services as:

  • Youth & Family Counseling
  • After-School Programs
  • Summer Day & Evening Programs
  • Community & Parent Education
  • Violence & Gang Prevention Programming
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Tutoring, Homework Assistance and Formal Mentoring
  • Employment Readiness Development
  • Recreation & Cultural Programs
  • Leadership & Self-Esteem Building Programs

Counseling services to youth and their families are provided in strict confidence by qualified counselors. 


ACTIVITIES:

Modern Dance Program:
Creative Expression through Dance & Movement; Increased Self-Awareness, Improved Self-Image, Positive Social Experience.

This program is offered at David Sanders Dance Dynamics at 4110 Sunrise Highway in Oakdale. Participants will receive modern dance lessons and will participate in recital performances. Open to the developmentally disabled, from ages six through 21 years of age. You can download and print the Modern Dance Program Application, or call the phone number above to receive one my mail.

*FREE (Program funded by NYS OPWDD)
*Every Friday- Starting September 2014
*Class Schedules are 5:00-6:00pm and 6:00-7:00pm
*Ages 6 through 21
*Application is required


Islip Youth Board Members:

Belinda Groneman, Chairperson
Michael P. Clarke                 
Renee Clock
Nancy Sherman
Sher Tariq