A Nurturing Place for Your Children
Treating Your Children Like Family Contact Us
Providing an Excellent After-School Childcare Program
Ask Us is an independent nonprofit organization that provides a safe and fun place for school-aged children in West Islip, NY. Our affordable programs are perfect for public and private school students who are in kindergarten to Grade 6.
We aim to alleviate any concerns that working parents have in our program. With this in mind, we designed it to promote the physical, intellectual, social, and cultural growth of your child. With us, you can be sure that responsible and caring individuals will always prioritize your child’s well-being. We offer two sessions every school day, from Monday to Friday.
The morning session begins at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m. We serve breakfast between 7:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.
Daily Breakfast Choices
Various Cold Cereals
*Wednesday – Pancakes or Waffles
*Fridays – Fresh Mini Bagels Served With Butter or Cream Cheese
Daily Morning Activities
Arts and Crafts
Games and Puzzles
The afternoon session begins at 3:00 p.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. Children are transported from their school to our program, and we always take attendance when they arrive. We then give the kids a choice of a healthy snack and beverage, and we encourage them to complete their homework in a quiet room before playtime.
Arts and Crafts
We have indoor and outdoor playground areas, as well as a gymnasium, to promote the children’s gross motor skills. They can also learn the rules of good sportsmanship by doing activities in these areas.
- Please use our New Parent Portal for All forms. Click “New Parent Portal” below
New Parent Portal
List of Requirements
Must possess excellent personal qualifications, be mature, be in good physical and mental health, and be able to have the energy and stamina necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of their position.
Must have previous childcare experience.
Must be at least 16 years old.
New York State (NYS) Office of Children and Family Services Requirements
SCR Clearance (a background check proving that there has been no report of child abuse or maltreatment)
Formal NYS Fingerprinting
Signed Statement of Criminal History Review
Medical Statement, (an updated TB vaccination is required)
Interested candidates may download the application form and forward it to Tracy Lite at [email protected].
Ask Us Board of Directors
- Jaren Fernan
- Jordan Lite
**Contact information upon request