East Stuart Youth Initiative

A holistic approach to meeting the needs of children and families  

724 East 10th Street
Stuart, Florida 34994


The East Stuart Youth Initiative is a grant funded program through the Children’s Services Council of Martin County, aiming to provide low cost services to children and families residing within Martin County.

City of Stuart, Community Services Department is dedicated to providing children with the opportunity to take part in programs such as arts, sports and cultural diversity, that they may not otherwise have had the opportunity to experience. With the goal of increasing children’s confidence and self-esteem, while decreasing anti-social behaviors and the occurrence of childhood obesity.

The Stuart Police Youth Intervention Program will provide interventions in the lives of those children most at risk for becoming involved in crime. Offering services such as individual and group counseling, gang prevention and substance abuse prevention.

Tykes and Teens, Inc. offering the ALTOSS Program: an Alternative to out of school suspension, providing middle and high school age students a safe learning environment when suspended by Martin County Schools.


Services Offered

  • After School Recreational Programs
  • Individual Counseling
  • Smart Moves
  • Day Programs
  • Fine Arts & Photography
  • Health Programs
  • Golf Lessons
  • Out of School Suspension Program
  • Teen Drug Prevention
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Life Skills Training
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Social Service Referrals
  • Group Counseling
  • Smart Girls
  • Passport to Manhood
  • Vocal Lessons
  • Track and Field
  • Dance Team
  • Baby Think it Over
  • Leadership Clubs
  • Homework Assistance
  • Gang Prevention Program
  • First Offender Diversion Program


  Sponsored By:


Collaborating Organizations

Stuart Police Department,

Youth Intervention Program

Kathleen Lannon, MSW

Office: (772) 220-3927


Tykes and Teens, Inc.

Office (772) 221-4794


City of Stuart Community Services

Julie McHenry

Office (772) 288-5340