Our Services

 

Harrison Youth Council

84 Calvert Street

Harrison, NY 10528

(914) 835-7500, (914) 835-5257 (fax), info@harrisonyouth.org

 

COUNSELING

Individual, Group, and Family Counseling

  • For Harrison residents, age 5-20 and their family members
  • Licensed by NYS OASAS (New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services)
  • Parental involvement is encouraged, but parental consent is not required
  • All counseling services are provided by trained professionals
  • Flexible hours to accommodate working families
  • Assessment and referral services provided
  • Coordination with schools and community professionals
  • All counseling services are confidential

SCHOOL SERVICES

Small group services and individual counseling for students within local schools directed toward increasing -

  • Drug and alcohol resistance skills
  • Positive peer relationships
  • Skills to achieve anger management and emotional regulation
  • Interpersonal problem solving skills
  • Emotional literacy
  • Adaptation to divorce or loss
  • Social competence

–Classroom and school wide/district presentations on such topics as -

  • How to identify and respond to bullying
  • Conflict resolution
  • Embracing diversity
  • Avoiding the dangers of prescription medicine abuse

–Consultations with faculty regarding -

  • Psychosocial issues affecting students
  • Community referrals
  • Coordination of services
  • Behavior management

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (Y.E.S.)

Area residents and businesses in need of seasonal, part-time or full-time assistance contact Y.E.S. at (914)835-5700 to list available employment opportunities.

Y.E.S. Coordinator pre-screens our youth and matches them with available jobs.

Y.E.S. Coordinator is available at Harrison High School and at our Office to assist youth in resume writing, interviewing skills, and job readiness. Our Y.E.S. Coordinator periodically holds workshops on these topics.

Call – (914) 835-5700,  jobs@harrisonyouth.org

Harrison Youth Council provides services in English and Spanish

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