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
July 5th – August 11th – Life Skills Summer Program
The Life Skills Training program is a comprehensive, evidence-based dynamic and developmentally appropriate substance abuse and violence prevention program designed for upper elementary and middle school students. This highly effective curriculum has been proven to help increase self esteem, develop healthy attitudes, and improve their knowledge of essential life skills – all of which promote healthy and positive personal development
Finley Middle School Tuesday’s 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
July 7th – September 5th – SAFE Glen Cove Coalition Summer Informational Campaign
The Community Committee of the Coalition is embarking on a Summer Informational Campaign that will address topics of concern demonstrated by the results of a 2016 community wide survey, conducted to determine whether it would be a viable pursuit to approach funding entities for a Youth and Family Counseling Center.
A total of 1,408 individuals took the survey. Ranked from highest to lowest, alcohol, depression and anxiety were the top 3 areas of concern followed by marijuana, tobacco, prescription drugs, heroin, cocaine, eating disorders and schizophrenia.
Press releases will be issued weekly to the local papers and connected Coalition member websites.
July 18th – August 29th – Bilingual Parent Life Skills Training
Parent program designed to help parents strengthen communication with their children and prevent them from using drugs. It contains materials and exercises that help parents teach their children the skills that help them resist the threats of tobacco, drugs and violence. These tools help parents prepare their children for a successful transition from adolescence to early adulthood.
Tuesday evenings 7-9 p.m.
To enroll please call Laurent Caballero (516) 676-2008