Category Archives: Our Programs and Initiatives

Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team (START)

START is a collaborative effort of Franklin and Grand Isle law enforcement that aims to reduce underage substance use, especially alcohol use, through enforcement of underage drinking laws. START conducts party patrols, compliance checks, and education of property owners and … Continue reading

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Guiding Good Choices™ works!

How can you improve parenting skills, help families become closer, and guide young people away from drug use and other problem behaviors? Guiding Good Choices™ is the premier, research-based drug-prevention program for parents of children ages 9-14. This nationally recognized, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Franklin County Caring Communities

Welcome to your Caring Communities! Check out our National Take-Back Day video, made in collaboration with our Teen Institute and Northwest Access TV. Guiding Good Choices ™ is starting May 24 in St. Albans! Call 527-5049 for more information or to … Continue reading

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Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team (START)

The Franklin County START wants to STOP underage and high-risk drinking among young people in Franklin County. Underage drinking refers to drinking by anyone under the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) of 21. High-risk drinking refers to youthful drinking, drinking too much … Continue reading

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SAFE HOMES Parent Network of Franklin County

SAFE HOMES Parent Network Keeps Youth SAFE   Franklin County Caring Communities and Rural Partnerships invite all parents and guardians of kids and teens to join the SAFE HOME Parent Network of Franklin County. The Franklin County SAFE HOMES Parent Network … Continue reading

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