Your local non-profit community and youth agency serving youth and their families in the Elwood, Harborfields and Northport/East Northport school districts.

631.261.7901

Three Locations

7 Diane Court East Northport, NY 11731

324 Main Street Northport, NY 11768

71 Broadway Greenlawn, NY 11740


Attention:  Due to special events, there will be no High School Drop-In on October 20th and 27th! 

Instead, please join us for YDA's Spooky Walk trip on Friday, October 20th! Please see the Fun Trips tab for details!

On Friday, October 27th-YDA will close out Recovery Awareness Prevention (RAP) Week with a Band Night at St. Paul's Methodist Church (270 Main Stree, Northport).  This free event is open to High School students.  Please come down to support your peers! If you are interested in performing, please call Jennifer Scofield at 261.7901!

 

 

Every kid needs only one caring adult to help them achieve their success story. 

·        Be that adult  Youth Directions & Alternatives (YDA), your local community and youth agency since 1972, in partnership with the office of Legislator William Spencer, is seeking volunteers for a new mentoring program. 

·        Mentors and Mentees will meet in a team setting at YDA’s Northport location (324 Main St). The program will begin in January 2018 and will meet Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.  The group will not meet during school vacations or over the summer. 

·        If you are interested, please call Rod Miller or Michelle Burnham at 631.261.7901.  

Today's Programs

Elwood & Harborfields

High School

Got game? Think your're the next LeBron James? Learn good sportsmanship, team building and bring your skills to our intramural pick up games. Games are fun, competitive and great for fine tuning your game. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in the gym. This activity is open to all Harborfields, Northport/East Northport and John Glenn High School students. This program will begin on Tuesday September 26 , 2017.
Contact Rosemarie Wider for more information.

Middle School

YDA After School is a two hour program where students do homework for the first hour of the program and during the second hour enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. Youth must have a permission slip to attend. This program is limited to 15 students. This activity meets at Boyd Intermediate School and begins on October 10th, 2017. Please note: this program does NOT meet on 10/31, 11/7, 12/5, 3/15 and 5/8!
Contact RJ Curth for more information.
Michael Jordan you're not? No big deal. There is always a spot for you on a team during these "pick up" games. Guys and girls will have fun playing basketball while practicing good sportsmanship and team building. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in the gym. This activity is open to all Harborfields, Northport/East Northport and Elwood Middle School Students. This program will begin on Tuesday September 26, 2017.
Contact RJ Curth for more information.
YDA After School is a two hour program where students do homework for the first hour of the program and during the second hour enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. Youth must have a permission slip to attend. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in room 121.
Contact Rosemarie Wider for more information.

Northport/East Northport

High School

Got game? Think your're the next LeBron James? Learn good sportsmanship, team building and bring your skills to our intramural pick up games. Games are fun, competitive and great for fine tuning your game. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in the gym. This activity is open to all Harborfields, Northport/East Northport and John Glenn High School students. This program will begin on Tuesday September 26 , 2017.
Contact Rosemarie Wider for more information.

Middle School

Michael Jordan you're not? No big deal. There is always a spot for you on a team during these "pick up" games. Guys and girls will have fun playing basketball while practicing good sportsmanship and team building. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in the gym. This activity is open to all Harborfields, Northport/East Northport and Elwood Middle School Students. This program will begin on Tuesday September 26, 2017.
Contact RJ Curth for more information.
YDA After School is a two hour program where students do homework for the first hour of the program and during the second hour enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. This activity meets at East Northport Middle School. Room TBD. Youth must have a permission slip to attend. This activity begins September 26, 2017.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, MSW for more information.