A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

YES emloyees form up, some kneeling, hunching, or standing for a large group photo in front of a playground surrounded by sun-bathed trees.

November 8th, 2019 Youth Enrichment Services has recently been awarded one of the top places to work by Newsday. The non-profit has been serving the Town of Islip and the surrounding communities since its founding in 1987, with a mission to serve and empower the youth and their families while creating a safe and healthy environment. For over 30 years, the organization has served thousands of youth and families through programs and services exclusive to the YES network.

“Congratulations to Youth Enrichment Services CEO MaryAnn Pfeiffer and her team, for creating a work environment where employees feel supported and rewarded,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “YES’s unwavering compassion for today’s youth is essential to fostering and nurturing the leaders of tomorrow,” added Supervisor Carpenter.

"I am honored to work with such a dynamic group of people. No two work days are ever the same. The YES staff inspires me and keeps my attitude upbeat and hopeful. The diversity of our children, youth, families and communities continues to inform and educate me," said MaryAnn Pfeiffer, Chief Executive Officer, Youth Enrichment Services.

Youth Enrichment Services in 2018 served 9,466 youth and 7,021 adults through its programs and services. YES offers supervised after school and school-age child care programs, where activities include homework help, access to the wellness center, tutoring and study groups, dance, arts & crafts, music, cooking, computer technology, recreation, high interest field trips and guest speakers. The work readiness / job placement program is designated for students to succeed in school, college and ultimately in the workforce, the program begins as early as middle school.

The organization offers daily mentoring and tutoring programs to help students of all ages excel in school, and learn ways to lead among their classmates. Among the many services offered, YES offers free prevention workshops for substance abuse, violence, bullying, cyber bullying and gambling. These workshops are available to school districts, parents, and other community organizations. YES also offers counseling services for a variety of emotional and mental health problems resulting from divorce, family adjustments, attention deficit disorders, depression and more.

For more information on Youth Enrichment Services please visit

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