What are the various Youth Programs?
The Youth Bureau manages oversees nine (9) different youth programs and counseling services, including:
  • Mental Health Counseling Services - the main contact is Teresa Longo at (631) 422-7658.

  • Project Safe - the main contact is Jean Fiust at (631) 422-7653. This program provides services to runaway, homeless and missing youth.

  • Parenting Skills - the main contact is Bob Ranieri at (631) 422-7658. This group is geared towards parents of youth and young teens and consists of group meetings and discussions.

  • Social Skills - the main contact is Teresa Longo at (631) 422-7658.

  • The Bridge Program - introduces social skills groups for children with autism spectrum disorders, in addition to parent and sibling support groups. The main contact is is Marissa Hillebrand or Kelly McNulty at (631) 893-1018.

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1. What is the Youth Bureau?
2. The school has told me that my child needs counseling, and they have referred me to the Youth Bureau. How do I sign up?
3. Who is eligible for counseling at the Youth Bureau?
4. How do the actual counseling sessions work?
5. How can I enroll my child in the counseling program?
6. My son/daughter has runaway from home. Are there any Town services to help us with this situation?
7. What activities are available for children during the summer months?
8. Where are the local Youth Centers?
9. What are the various Youth Programs?