Community Mentoring Program
Big brothers big sisters of island county
OHYC contracts through BBBS of Island County to run a Community Mentoring Program for youth in Oak Harbor. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County provides peer mentorship by matching volunteers and youth in the community. These one to one relationships have proved to be a positive life impact on not only our youth but the volunteers who so graciously volunteer their time! Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build the foundation for a successful future. It's all about nurturing our children and strengthening our communities.
Student assistance prevention-intervention Program
Student Assistance Prevention-Intervention Services Program (SAPISP) is a comprehensive, integrated model of services that focuses on substance-use prevention and other supports. The program places Student Assistance Specialists in schools to:
Foster safe school environments
Prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse
Our Student Asssistance Professional, Stephen Keck, is based at Oak Harbor High School, but provides services to both middle and high school students. Contact him at for more information about this program.