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 9am — 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.

Jobs Board

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

Work Ready Bainbridge

Is a collaboration between BYS and the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce (BICC). This summer employment and workforce certification program connects local youth employees (ages 16-24) with employers and the local business and nonprofit community through paid, mentored work for eight weeks. 

Raising Resilience

To help families thrive, Raising Resilience supports adults ~ parents, grandparents, educators, and caretakers ~ of children of all ages through education, resources, and connections.