2012 Accomplishments



  • SAFE welcomed 1 new board member
  • 3 board members participated in Red Ribbon Week presentations
  • 6 Board members participated in Coalition Strategic Planning Sessions


  • Executive Director and 21st CCLC Program staff received Certificate in evidence-based Parent Education training from Active Parenting Now
  • Executive Director participated in Executive Director Roundtable training at the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University


  • Crisis Support funds secured through 2012 to serve residents in need
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant (CCLC) 2013-2018 submission to Provide  after school Life Skills Training (LST) TO 21ST CCLC students in Landing and  Connolly schools and to provide bi-lingual “Active Parenting Now” Parent Education to the parents of these students and Middle School parents;  To provide bi-lingual “active Parenting Now” parent education to the parents of students at Deasy and Gribbin schools
  • Board Chair secures additional funding from the City of Glen Cove to support the Employee Assistance Program
  • Another successful SAFE Summer Fun program, a matching grant collaboration with SAFE, Inc, the Big Guy Foundation, the Youth Bureau and Boys and Girls Club


  • Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program Grant continuing application renewed for Year 9
  • Coalition welcomes new Coordinator
  • Coalition welcomes 2 new members
  • Coalition welcomes Public Relations professional to brand the Coalition
  •  Ongoing press releases, prevention education campaigns in local papers and safe website; “Underage Drinking Not a Minor Problem” launched
  • Administration of Bach-Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Survey(PNA)
  • Successful Town Hall meeting to present PNA results; Full Coalition participation
  • Community Development Block Grant funding received for Annual Family Awareness Day; Over 250 people in attendance
  • Successful Red Ribbon Week  expanded to include the Middle School and High School prevention education presentation by Glen Cove Police Department
  • Board Chair leads Community Committee in the process of forming “The Glen Cove PRIDE Foundation”
  • Parent Committee welcomes new member and begins the process of implementing Parent University  to address the PNA results; Created and distributed a survey to obtain information on what parents want and need to know about regarding youth alcohol and substance abuse
  • School Committee prevention awareness campaign entitled “We’ve Seen Enough” ;collaboration with the Anti-Tobacco Coalition of Long Island
  • Youth Committee  implemented National Drug Facts Week; Created a display featuring facts vs. myths about drugs in the health classrooms of the middle and high schools.
  • Webmaster oversight of SAFE’s Facebook page