Since 1962, Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) has been supporting the mental health and well-being of local youth and their families through no-cost support, education, and resources. They offer a variety of programs and services that include mental health therapy for youth 13-21 and academic peer tutoring for students of all ages, grades K-12, as well as service, leadership, and work opportunities for youth.
In addition to the many programs and services that BYS offers to youth, BYS Family Services supports parents and families through facilitated parent peer support groups, parent counseling, the ASKbys Podcast, as well as Parenting Today, a bi-monthly newsletter aimed at providing parents with support, education, and resources on particular topics pertinent to parents.
For a full listing of BYS programs and services for youth and their families, please visit askbys.org.
Mental Health Therapy: Professional, confidential, free, ages 13 - 21
Peer Tutoring: Student volunteers support students in grades K-12
BYS Service Club: Youth foster engagement through impactful acts of service
Youth Advisory Board: Youth share perspectives, educate, and advocate
SilverTech Squad: Youth support senior citizens with their technology devices
Work Ready Bainbridge: Summer youth employment certification program
Jobs Board: Post short-term jobs to connect youth to work opportunities
Parent Counseling: Support parents of children ages 5 -21
Parent Peer Support Groups: Facilitated connection for parents of school-age children
ASKbys Podcast: Conversations between parents and professionals on a specific topic important to parents
Parenting Today: Bi-monthly newsletter offering support, education, resources around a particular topic
For more information on BYS, please go to askbys.org.