School Based Youth Services

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What is SBYS?

Pinelands School Based Youth Services Program (SBYS) is a collaborative partnership between the NJ Department of Children and Families and Pinelands Regional School District. Since 1988, Pinelands SBYS has been offering a safe and supportive environment to address the educational, social, and emotional needs of youth as well as their families. Services are readily and easily accessible as our offices are located in both the JHS and HS buildings.


Junior High School: Room B111

High School: Room 171 

Contact Us at 609-296-5074 or

Pinelands SBYS is designed to help young people navigate their adolescent years, finish their education, obtain skills leading to employment or continuing education, and graduate healthy and drug-free. Pinelands SBYS promotes healthy youth development through comprehensive services that encourages social, emotional, and physical well-being. In addition to the core services listed below, SBYS develops programs to respond to the needs of the local community.

  • Individual Counseling

  • Family Therapy

  • Psychoeducational Groups

  • Parental/Guardian Engagement Programs and Events

  • Employment Services

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Learning Support

  • Prevention Services​

  • Information/Referral

  • Recreation/Enrichment Activities

  • Ropes Course Programs

 24/7 TEXT and Talk NJ Youth Helpline

2nd floor 888-222-2228