Diversity is a community asset and we warmly welcome every youth who walks through the door. Through the generosity of our donors and partners, we offer multiple ways to meet the needs of young people as they grow and evolve.

Free & Confidential Counseling

Weekdays between 8am — 5pm, masters-level counselors provide confidential one-to-one, no-fee mental health counseling and referrals for Kitsap County youth ages 13 – 21. Request an appointment here.

BYS Peer Tutoring

Four days a week, BYS facilitates free peer tutoring for youth grades K – 12.

BYS Tech Squad

Twice a month during the school year, middle and high school students head to the Bainbridge Senior Center to teach elder members of our community how to use their technology and gadgets.

BYS Service Club

Plans fun, impactful acts of service within the community and for their peers at BHS & EHHS.

Career Exploration Initiative

Through a variety of career exploration programs, youth are given the tools to make better-informed decisions in navigating their future.

Jobs Board

Youths in need of extra income can sign up for the BYS Jobs Board to learn about short-term job opportunities throughout the year.

Support Groups

Sometimes life requires a deep dive. Youths may crave stories like their own and want to learn something new in a safe space. We are always open to creating new support groups, so please let us know if you are interested.