Commissioner Maureen A. Fitzgerald
The Department of Community and Youth Services offers cultural enrichment, workshops, Music Under the Stars Concerts, the Distinguished Artists Concert Series, a Rotational Art Exhibit Program, Pre-Schools at two locations, and programs designed for the developmentally disabled, Senior Citizens and veterans.
The Department of Community and Youth Services is dedicated to the promotion of meaningful and enriching programs geared to meet the interests of all Town residents.
The Department of Community and Youth Services administers the Glen Head Community Center, the William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, Marjorie R. Post Community Center, North Massapequa Community Center, and the Syosset-Woodbury Community Center. These centers are available, free of charge, to non-profit community and youth groups. To inquire about reserving a room, call (516) 797-7900.
“Golden Age” housing provides high-quality, privately-owned, affordable cooperative units for seniors who meet income and residency requirements, making it possible for our seniors to enjoy their later years in the Town they helped build.
The Handicapped Services Division administers the Group Activities Program for the Handicapped (GAP), which provides a unique social-recreational experience for developmentally disabled individuals who reside in the Town of Oyster Bay in a well supervised setting.
Seniors in the Town of Oyster Bay, age 60 and older, enjoy a wide variety of social and recreational programs provided by the Town and through independently sponsored senior citizen clubs.
The Division of Veterans Services offers assistance to veterans and their families who require guidance in matters relating to military service and securing benefits earned through military service.
Applications are available for families to add the names of loved ones to the Town of Oyster Bay’s 9/11 Walls of Honor which recognize all those with a connection to the Town who gave their lives and succumbed in their battle against 9/11 related cancers and illness.