1505 North Bay Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753

Adam Silversmith, Division Manager
732-341-1000 ext. 8436

JoAnn Benson, Director of Health & Human Services
(732) 341-1000 x8434

Office Hours

After School Program 8:30-6pm
Summer Program 8:30-4:30pm

Youth Services offers residents of Toms River a safe, supervised, inexpensive alternative for childcare through the After School Care and Summer Camp Programs. 

The programs at Youth Services offer children a well-rounded environment emphasizing respect and encompassing activities to exercise the body, mind and spirit. Our working parents tell us about the positive influence that the Youth Services Program has had in their daily lives. Many parents tell us they have had the stress of securing safe affordable childcare removed. Youth Services has an overall positive effect on quality of life in our community.


Toms River Youth Services After-School Program 

Don’t miss the opportunity to sign your child up for our Toms River Youth Services After-School Program.  To be eligible for the After-School Care Program:

1) Both parents or single parent must work
2) Children must be between the ages of 6 to 12 (must have completed Kindergarten)
3) Children must be picked up by 6 pm
4) Must be residents of Toms River Township 

The fees are: 5 day program $150/month. 

Youth Services can accommodate 80 children, on a first come, first served enrollment basis.  Transportation is arranged by the Toms River School System to transport from these schools directly to Youth Services: Hooper Avenue Elementary, North Dover Elementary, Walnut Street Elementary, Intermediate North & Intermediate East.  The After-School Program includes:  educational assistance, peer interactions, arts & crafts, snacks, educational in-services, TV time and outside activities when the weather permits

Registration begins online August 1st at 6pm.  Visit www.tomsrivertownship.com and under the “Main Menu” click “downloads” and scroll down to “Youth Services” for Registration and Babysitter forms.  Please call Youth Services at 732-341-1000 ext. 8436 for more information. 

Families must create an account for all Youth Services program at http://register.communitypass.net/tomsriver and choose “Toms River” in the drop down box.  Below are brief instructions on how to access the online system: 

1) Log on to http://register.communitypass.net/tomsriver
2) Click on “Create an account for your family now”
3) Complete the account information and click “submit”
4) Click on “Register Now” to begin registering for programs
5) View Youth Service programs and click to register

Follow the instructions on the resulting pages to add individuals to your family account and register for all programs available from Toms River. Depending on the age, grade or gender of the members of your family account, the system will display the programs that each family member is eligible for (i.e., a 6-year old will be eligible for Summer Camp Group 1 and Groups 1/2 trips only).

Summer Camp Program:

Days are filled with games, sports, arts and crafts, trips, celebrations and our annual talent show. Registration will start on April 1, 2019 at 9AM. All registrations and trip sign ups will take place online. The fee is $425.00 plus trip costs. Children must be between the ages of 6 and 11 at the time of registration and residents of Toms River. Proof of age and residence may be required. The 8-week camp will begin June 24, 2019.

Please check our web site at www.tomsrivertownship.com for regular updates.

If you have any questions please call Youth Services at 732-341-1000 ext. 8436.


Parent Resources

Alcoholism and Drug Council of Ocean, ADACO
Community Medical Center, The Center for Kids and Family
National Institute of Health
Ocean County Crisis
Youth Services of America

The Department of Youth Services is pleased to announce the launching of our new online payment system for
our After School and Summer programs.

Please go to https://register.communitypass.net/reg/index.cfm and select Toms River as your community and click
continue. From the next page you can either create or log into your account.


For more information regarding this new process, please contact the Department of Youth Services at
(732) 341-1000, x8436.

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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 728,
Toms River, New Jersey 08754-0728
Town Hall located at:
33 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753