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 Honored for Keeping GC Safe

Junior Class Pre-Prom Presentation

Student Athlete Leadership Team

Great American Smokeout GCHS

Shed the Meds

Red Ribbon Week

SAFE Honored for Keeping GC Safe

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 1-June 6Life Skills Training for Youth
Offered every Monday
4-5 p.m. Finley Middle School Cafeteria

February 2-June 7Life Skills Training for Youth
Offered every Tuesday
4-5 p.m. Connolly Elementary School Cafeteria

February 2-June 7Life Skills Training for Youth
Offered every Tuesday
5-6 p.m. Landing Elementary School Cafeteria

March 29-May 17Bilingual Parent Life Skills Training
Offered every Tuesday
7-9 p.m. Deasy Elementary School Room 204. Please contact SAFE for more information

Tuesday, May 10, 2016Bilingual Parent University: Preventing Your Children From Engaging in Risky Behaviors
This 60 minute presentation is geared towards teaching parents how to communicate with their children better. Parents will learn about the relationship between engaging in risky behaviors and the increased risk for substance use disorders.
7-8 p.m. Deasy Elementary School Room 204

Tuesday, May 17, 2016Choices and Consequences
The Choices and Consequences program is brought to Glen Cove High School’s Senior class each spring by the Nassau County District Attorney office to address the dangers of reckless driving and driving under the influence. This is a 90 minute, interactive high school presentation designed to combat drunk, drugged and reckless driving. It is based on a “reality TV” model that relies on real cases, real evidence and real people from cases.
8:23 a.m. – 9:57 a.m. Glen Cove High School

Tuesday, May 17Lock Up Your Meds
SAFE will deliver an interactive workshop titled Lock Up Your Meds. This workshop is part of a national multi-media campaign produced by National Family Partnership that is designed to reduce prescription drug abuse by making adults aware that they are the “unwitting suppliers” of prescription medications being used in unintended ways, especially by younger people. SAFE encourages community members to come find out about warning signs, risks associated with opiate abuse, and ways to safeguard medications.
12:30-1:30 p.m. Glen Cove Senior Center

Tuesday, May 17, 2016Bilingual Parent University: Social Host Law
The SAFE Glen Cove Parent Committee and the Glen Cove Police Department have partnered to deliver this 60 minute presentation geared towards teaching parents about Social Host Law. Parents will learn about their legal responsibilities related to underage drinking and reporting.
7-8 p.m. Deasy Elementary School Room 204

Saturday, May 21, 2016City of Glen Cove Drug Reclamation Day
Heroin and prescription drugs continue to take a devastating toll on Long Island. One of the best tools in prevention is our drug reclamation program in partnership with the Mayor’s Office, Glen Cove Police Department, Glen Cove EMS and SAFE. We urge all who have unutilised medications to dispose of them properly. Please join us at the Glen Cove Police Department to find out more information on prescription drug abuse and new pharmacy take back laws.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Glen Cove Police Department (rear parking lot)

Saturday June 11Family Awareness Day
SAFE will host its 9th annual Family Awareness Day this summer. Please contact SAFE if you are interested in volunteering or participating in this year’s event.
1-4 p.m. Morgan Park (Rain Date June 18)