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- 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.
March 24 – May 12 – Bilingual Life Skills Training Parent Program
7-9 p.m., Tuesday, Deasy School, Room 105
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – Parent University
SAFE and the Glen Cove Police Department have parented to deliver a workshop on Social Host Law & Consequences.
7-8 p.m. Deasey School, Room 105
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – Problem Gambling
SAFE supported by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse will provide a presentation at the Bilingual LST Program on the five types of gamblers, warning signs and the impacts of problem gambling.
8-9 p.m. Deasey School, Room 105
Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Shed the Meds
SAFE, the Glen Cove Police Department and the Glen Cove EMS has partnered to implement the drug reclamation program. Community members are encouraged to drop off any unused, unwanted, expired prescription and over-the counter medication for safe disposal. Individuals can also drop off unused or used sharps and syringes for safe disposal. By properly disposing of unwanted medication, not only is the environment protected from harmful chemicals youth and adults are protected from drug overdose, drug abuse and drug poisoning.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Glen Cove Police Department, 1 Bridge St. Glen Cove, NY 11542
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 – Problem Gambling
SAFE supported by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse has partnered with the Glen Cove Kiwanis Club to provide a presentation on the five types of gamblers, warning signs and the impacts of problem gambling.
7-8 p.m. Glen Cove Public Library
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.
Saturday, June 13 – Family Awareness Day
SAFE will host its 8th Annual Family Awareness Day.
1-4 p.m. Morgan Park