TARGET POPULATION: Children, youth, families, and prevention agencies
MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to identify and assess the substance prevention and safety needs of children, youth, adults, and families in an ongoing process. The Network will develop, maintain, and carry out a plan to address these needs. We will coordinate with all sectors of the community to plan, implement, and evaluate evidence-based strategies to prevent:
The Network can accomplish this mission by enhancing those factors that protect while reducing those factors that increase risk.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES/PROGRAM OBJECTIVE: Volunteer community coalition that assesses community resources and needs to reduce child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, teen substance abuse, and youth violence. The Network works locally to align and coordinate efforts funded by state agencies, encourage collaborative partnerships among prevention agencies, and recommend legislative policy changes to the Washington State Family Policy Council.
COST OF SERVICES: None
HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday through Friday, hours vary
ADDRESS: physical - 219 West 3rd Ave;
mailing - PO Box 881, Ellensburg, WA 98926
WEB SITE ADDRESS: www.kccn-dfc.com
FUNDING SOURCE: State, Federal, and Private grant funding
EVALUATION: Programs evaluated based on requirements of each funding agency
OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED: Programs and projects administered through the Kittitas County Community Network include: Becoming a Love and Logic Parent classes, DUI and Traffic Safety Task Force, SAFE KIDS, Traffic Safety Corridor, Meth Action Team, Youth Leadership Academy and Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention.