YES Community Counseling Center partners with community coalitions in providing school-based programs, intervention services, and environmental strategies. YES provides training and support utilizing the Strategic Prevention Framework model in an effort to streamline substance abuse prevention and reduction efforts and enhance the infrastructure.
Massapequa Takes Action Coalition
In 2018, YES Community Counseling Center was awarded the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Grant Program through the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for MTAC. MTAC works within the community providing prevention education aimed at reducing underage drinking and youth substance misuse.
Partnership in Action and Change for Tomorrow
YES Community Counseling Center’s PACT (Partnering in Action and Change for Tomorrow) project is funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA-CSAP). The purpose of this grant project is to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance abuse through the strengthening of prevention capacity and infrastructure at the community level. The program is intended to address one of the nation’s top substance abuse prevention priorities.
Levittown Community Action Coalition
In 2019, the Levittown School District was awarded the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Grant Program through the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for LCAC. The Levittown Community Action Coalition works to reduce underage drinking and substance abuse in youth, young adults, and their families through collaboration, providing prevention programs and education provided to youth and their families.