About Us

Youth and Family Counseling Agency of Oyster Bay and East Norwich, Inc. (YFCA) is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit, multi service agency that provides a wide range of mental health and social welfare services designed to strengthen the lives of individuals and families of Oyster Bay and its surrounding communities.

We are committed to providing the highest quality services and assistance without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or ability to pay.
YFCA was established in 1969 as a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, community based organization.
Fees: YFCA fees are based on a sliding scale.  Medicaid is accepted for the substance abuse treatment program. We receive funding from:
  • Community Foundation of Oyster Bay
  • United Way of Long Island

  • Christ Church of Oyster Bay
  • The First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay
  • St. Dominic;s Parish
  • The Oyster Bay Charitable Fund
  • St. John's Church of Cold Spring Harbor
  • Coudert Foundation
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Oyster Bay VFW
  • Nassau County Department of Mental Health
  • Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities

  • Nassau County Youth Board

  • New York State OASAS

  • New York Office of Children and Family Services

  • Community Supporters

  • YFCA fees are based on a sliding scale. 

  • Medicaid  and private insurance is accepted for the substance abuse treatment program


YFCA Board of Directors


James Werner


William Sheeline

Vice President

The Reverand Dr. Jeffrey Drew Prey


Alice Smith

Recording Secretary


Matthew Brown, LCSW     

Linda Cassola

Catherine Drabin  

Rhonda Hargrove

Maria Jonas  

Carolyn Lang

The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Drew Prey

Robin G. Senior 

George Sheehan, DDS                

Alice G. Smith

The Rev. Kevin M. Smith                                                   

Stephen B. Walker  

Stephen H. Watters

Beth Vendryes Williams    


Directors Emeriti

Abby* and George O'Neill