Prevention Works! advocates, educates and invests in our children. Through prevention efforts, we work to end child abuse and neglect, substance abuse and violence.

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Community Links

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula

City of Forks

City of Port Angeles

City of Sequim

Clallam Connection (Housing)

Olympic Peninsula YMCA

Clallam County Health & Human Services

Clallam County Juvenile Services

Clallam County Literacy Council

Clallam Mosaic

Concerned Citizens of Clallam County

First Step Family Support Center

First Teacher Program (Parenting Matters Foundation)

Forks Abuse Program

Forks Community Hospital

Healthy Communities Coalition

Healthy Families of Clallam County

North Olympic Library System

Olympic Community Action

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center - New Family Services

Parenting Matters Foundation

Parent Line - A program of Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Peninsula Behavorial Health

Planned Parenthood of Clallam County

Planned Parenthood -Sequim

Port Angeles Healthy Youth Coalition

Port Angeles Speed Step - SPEcial EDucation Students, Therapists, Educators and Parents

Prevention Works - Information about prevention efforts in Clallam County, WA

Serenity House

SNAP (Special Needs Assistance Program)

United Way of Clallam County

Volunteer Center of Clallam County

West End Outreach


Washington State Links

Access Washington - Information on services available in the state of Washington
Children's Alliance - 1-800-854-KIDS. Information on current legislative issues.
Children’s Home Society of Washington
Children's Hospital - Toll Free 1-877-526-2500
Foundation for Early Learning - THRIVE
School's Out Washington
Talaris Research Institute
United Way of King County - SOAR Initiative - SOAR is a partnership of business and community leaders, grant makers, non-profit organizations, schools, governments, parents and faith-based groups in Seattle and King County.


National Links

Annie E Casey Foundation
Center for Children with Special Needs (Program of Children's Hospital)
Consumer Product Safety Commission (information on product recalls)
Future of Children
Fit for a Kid (Daimler Chrysler Car Seat Checks of any car seat)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Safe Kids Campaign

Ounce of Prevention


Career Development Suite for Social Workers-To help support social workers, and the communities of Port Angeles, SocialWork.org has curated a series of open-use guides to give young professionals and students in the field the best information we can find on developing a career in social work. This includes critical topics such as landing internships, obtaining licensure, building a resume, and professional networking. Additionally, we’ve built state-specific guides to social work that are sure to help anyone across the nation interested in starting their career in social work. You can take a look at our guides below:

Internship Essentials 

Licensure Requirements

Resume Fundamentals 

Professional Networking Practices

Degrees and Licensure in Washington 


Local Media Links

Forks Forum
KONP Radio
Peninsula Daily News
Sequim Gazette
Sequim This Week


Education Links

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
Cape Flattery School District
Crescent School District
Olympic Christian School

Olympic Educational Service District
Queen of Angels School
Quillayute Valley School District
Peninsula College
Port Angeles School District
Sequim School District


Tribal Links

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe
Lower Elwha Tribe
Makah Nation
Quileute Tribe


Growing up Drug Free
Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT)
National Clearninghouse for Drug & Alcohol Prevention
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIAA - Alcohol Prevention Website for Middle Schoolers
On-line Pamphlets by substance
Parenting is Prevention
Parents: The Anti-Drug
Partnership for Drug Free America
Publications for Parents
     Risky Behaviors & Senior Year - http://www.theantidrug.com/OpenLetter/ 
     User Name: openletter Password:  mcflash
Science of Addiction

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Anti-Drug
Time to Talk: Get Help Talking to Your Kids about Drugs & Alcohol


Meth Links

PBS Frontline “The Meth Epidemic” FAQs - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/meth/faqs/
Partnership for a Drug Free America – FAQs - http://www.drugfree.org/Portal/DrugIssue/MethResources/meth_faq.html
Children & the Community:
ONDCP– Impact of Meth on Children – DEC Programs
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/NEWS/press05/meth_children_factsheet.html
Partnership for a Drug Free America – how meth affects a community
http://www.drugfree.org/Portal/DrugIssue/MethResources/meth_affects_community.html
Meth and Child Welfare: Promising Solutions for Children, Their Parents, and Grandparents
http://ipath.gu.org/documents/A0/Meth_Child_Welfare_Final_cover.pdf
National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children - www.nationaldec.org
Drug-specific information:
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) - www.dea.gov
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) site for teens - www.justthinktwice.com
ONDCP Meth Fact sheet - http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/publications/factsht/methamph/
ONDCP Meth Drug Facts - http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/methamphetamine/index.html
Resources:
ONDCP/ HHS/ DOJ - http://www.methresources.gov/
Rural Assistance Center – Meth information for rural areas - http://www.raconline.org/info_guides/meth/


Tobacco Links

Washington State Quit Line 1-877-270-STOP (7867)
Secondhand smokes you Campaign
Washington State Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
CDC's Tobacco Page
CDC's "Got a Minute? Give it to Your Kid" brochure
Clallam County Smoke Free Guide
Environmental Protection Agency - protecting children from environmental risks 
     (pdf version) also available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese).
EPA Smoke-Free Homes or EPA's Smoke-Free Home Pledge


Dads Links

Dads & Daughters
Dads at a Distance
Fathering Magazine
Fathers Raising Children Project
National Center for Fathering
Responsible Single Fathers
Single & Custodial Father’s Network


Other Helpful Links

Best Practices List (For grants)
Casanet.org (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Census Data
Children of Prisoners Library
Demographic Information
Developmental Assets
Grants.gov
Incredible Years (Training information)
Judy Ford
West CAPT