Seeking Community Volunteers

Colonials Community Volunteer Corps, sponsored by Colonial Youth and Family Services is looking for students grades 6-12 to help with Continue reading »


Celebrating Diversity in our classroom

The family heritage project is a great way to celebrate and learn about the students, their families and their cultures.  Continue reading »


Basket Auction

William Floyd United Teachers in conjunction with Colonial Youth and Family Services will be hosting a Basket Auction….November 17th,2017 at William Floyd High school 12th Grade Cafeteria….Doors will open at 6:30pm and calling begins at 8pm…..$15 per person (12 and under is free)….Limited space and admission includes 50 regular raffle tickets…..For more information contact 631-281-4461


Volunteer Recognition

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017 an award ceremony was held at William Floyd High School for members of Colonials Community Volunteer Corps. Many dignitaries were present to thank the volunteers and present them with certificates. Several volunteers received special recognition for their efforts. Thomas Pirello, Penny Auerbach, Emily Walsh, Nicole McDonald and Isabella Coppola were recognized for giving 100 hours of volunteer time; Thomas Pirello for giving 250 hours. Volunteers are involved in many projects including, Graffiti Removal, Community Clean up, Flowers for Friends and community gardens.

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Offering Universal Pre K

Breaking News

Colonial Youth and Family Services

Childcare Center

Little Red School House

Offering Free Pre K

     (Universal Pre Kindergarten)

2 1/2 hours free pre school education preparing your child for Kindergarten.

*Within William Floyd School District

*Must be 4 years old before December 1st

*NYS Licensed Teacher

*10 years experienced

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Graffiti Removal Update from Colonials Volunteers

Volunteer members of Colonials Community Volunteer Corps, sponsored by Colonial Youth and Family Services, have been continuing their efforts to remove graffiti vandalism. Volunteers have been working on Friday mornings over the summer to remove graffiti vandalism from local municipal property.


The goal of this project is to remove graffiti vandalism from municipal property in our neighborhoods. To date, volunteers have removed 5,581 pieces of graffiti vandalism. Our volunteers strive to maintain these sites while continuing to expand the scope of this project.

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Volunteers help at Crab Festival

On Sunday August 27th members of Colonials Community Volunteer Corps, Sponsored by Colonial Youth and Family Services helped at the annual Blue Claw Crab Festival, Sponsored by the Mastic Beach Property Owners Association. Volunteer members worked hard all day at this event.

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Colonial Volunteers Help at 5K Run

Early in the morning on Saturday, September 8th, members of Colonials Community Volunteer Corps, sponsored by Colonial Youth and Family Services, helped at a 5K Run sponsored by the Mastic, Moriches, Shirley Community Library.

Volunteers started by setting up three water tables. Then as runners passed by, volunteers handed them cups of refreshing water. After the last runner had passed, the volunteers cleaned up the discarded cups.

Staff from the library thanked the volunteers for their help. The volunteer corps looks forward to helping with this event again next year. Continue reading »


Colonial’s Holiday Assistance Program

With the Holiday Season approaching, Colonial Youth and Family Services have started our annual Holiday Assistance Program. We are once again turning to our generous community to help contribute to our efforts. For over four decades, Colonial has been able to provide bountiful holiday baskets for families who find themselves in need during the holidays. Each year we are able to service approximately 225 families due to the kindness and generosity of individuals and businesses in our community. Continue reading »


A Wonderful Day at the 38th Annual Golf Outing

On Tuesday June 27, 2017, Colonial Youth and Family Services hosted their 38th annual golf outing. This year the not-for-profit community agency honored Town of Brookhaven Supervisor, Ed Romaine for all his support through his many years as an elected official. The day was filled with great weather, golf, raffles, food, contests, auction items, and very generous supporters of Colonial. A good time was had by all and Colonial would like to thank everyone who came out or supported the event in any way. Monies raised that day assist with much needed programs in our community. We thank you for contributing to another successful outing. See you all next year!

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