Local Coalitions

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Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, & Staten Island

The New York City Prevention Resource Center provides direct technical assistance and training to local neighborhoods working collectively towards developing realistic solutions that address the issues and consequences associated with alcohol and substance abuse. Our Community Development Specialists work closely with organizations, individuals and institutions to idenitfy viable strategies that will lead to long term changes in community awareness, attitudes, and acceptance.

Whether you are interested in forming a local community partnership or strenghtening your existing group, the PRC is able to offer assistance.  We invite you contact us to learn more. 

Currently, the NYC Prevention Resource Center provides technical assistance to the following partnerships:







Bronx Coalitions

Forward South Bronx Coalition

The mission of the Forward South Bronx Coalition ("FSBC") is to create a community of collaborative resources and services for an improved community environment as it relates to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership

The Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership is a group of committed public, private, religious organizations, and concerned individuals whose goals are to develop awareness of, and devise solutions to the alcohol and substance abuse problems and other high risk behaviors among youth in our community.











Brooklyn Coalitions


Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant   

The Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant is a membership association dedicated to working towards greater cooperation of local organizations and other committed to positively impacting the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. Our primary goals focus on maintaining and enhancing an equitable, healthy and sustainable community that produces economic and social betterment for the indigenous people of our community.

Sunset Park Community Partnership

The mission of the Sunset Park Community Partnership ("SPCP") is to strengthen the relationships between community, youth, and adults by increasing knowledge and awareness about the negative effects and impact of alcohol and other drugs in our neighborhood. 














Manhattan Coalitions

Central Harlem Coalition

Lower East Side Prevention Coalition

The mission of the Lower East Side Prevention Coalition ("LESPC") is to promote positive youth development and reduce the factors that contribute to substance abuse, violence, and gambling amongst young people within the Lower East Side & Chinatown. 

UNIDOS Coalition

The UNIDOS Coalition is a group of committed citizens and organization representatives who recognize the academic, social, and emotional needs of youth.  We are creating spaces and opportunities for the educational, occupational, intellectual, social, and emotional development of our young people.  We believe youth have untapped potential and, with their involvement, we are creating positive moral values and a nurturing physical and social environment.










Queens Coalitions

Southeast Queens Coalition for Change

The mission of the Southeast Queens Coalition for Change is to collaborate with organizations and individuals to bring forth prevention and intervention resources that reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drugs related consequences.








Staten Island Coalitions

Staten Island Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

The Staten Island Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse ("SICASA") is a voluntary, not-for-profit citizen membership organization whose sole purpose is to combat the diseases of alcoholism and substance abuse.

Tackling Youth Substance Abuse Initiative

The Tackling Youth Substance Abuse ("TYSA") Initiative is a cross-sector coalition aimed at driving major improvements in youth substance abuse in Staten Island, with the ultimate goals of decreased use of alcohol and prescription drugs and youth making healthy choices overall.