SAFE was established to combine the strengths of the public and private sectors in the community to provide alcohol and drug prevention services. This organization is the only certified substance abuse prevention agency in Glen Cove, emphasizing substance abuse intervention and education.
SAFE continues to provide exceptionally high quality prevention programs in Glen Cove. It firmly believes in coordinating, communicating and cooperating with the agencies in all programs it develops. SAFE utilizes its organizational skills to facilitate the efforts, energies and ideas of community groups. It will continue its efforts as long as the need exists.
SAFE, Inc. is a not for profit organization that was incorporated as a 501 (c) 3 prevention agency in 1982. SAFE does not charge a fee for its services. Additional funding is sought through grant writing, private donation, local government and fund raising.
Upcoming Events & Programs
February 2-6, 2015
– National Drugs Facts Week
Targeted announcements at Glen Cove High School and Glen Cove Middle School will address facts aimed at helping students make the right choices regarding drugs and alcohol. Health teachers will engage students in an educational card game, Wreck-Ed, that engages them to think about how substance use can interfere with their future goals.
February 2- June 12, 2015 – Life Skills Training for Students
Offered three times a week.
5 p.m. Monday, Middle School Cafeteria.
4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Landing School Cafeteria.
4:45 p.m. Thursday, Connolly School Cafeteria.
Monday, February 24, 2015
– Pre-Prom Presentation
Glen Cove Police Department Lieutenant Chris Ortiz will give a presentation at Glen Cove High School on Social Hosting and the consequences of drinking and driving.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Lock Your Meds
SAFE with the support of the National Family Partnership will host a presentation at the Glen Cove Senior Center titled Lock Your Meds. Information will be aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Kick Butts Day
SAFE and the Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island will provide Glen Cove High School students with facts on tobacco usage, nicotine and dependence.
March 24 – May 12 – Bilingual Life Skills Training Parent Program
7-9 p.m., Tuesday, Deasy School, Room 105
Wednesday, April 12, 2015
- Problem Gambling
SAFE supported by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse will provide a presentation at the Glen Cove Senior Center on the five types of gamblers, warning signs and the impacts of problem gambling.
Monday, June 2, 2015
– Choices and Consequences
The Nassau County District Attorney will present the Choices and Consequences program to Glen Cove High School students regarding drinking and driving.