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New Canaan Cares Inc.

New Canaan Cares Inc.


New Canaan CARES is an independent, non-profit community organization whose purpose is to advance the health and well-being of youth and families. CARES provides responsive educational programs that support and strengthen parenting skills, positive youth development, and healthy lifestyles – free-of-charge.

Inclusion Statement
As an organization, we stand for individuality, against racism and work to educate the New Canaan community and beyond with our responsive programming.

Local Prevention Council
New Canaan CARES is the state-sponsored Local Prevention Council for the Town of New Canaan. As the LPC, New Canaan CARES helps to organize and facilitate the New Canaan Coalition – a group of affected families, community organizations, concerned citizens, faith organizations, first responders, government, the recovery community, schools and youth organizations, and treatment centers, committed to enhancing the lives of New Canaan youth and families through education, prevention, and positive programs.

The specific goals of LPCs are to increase public awareness of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention and stimulate the development and implementation of local prevention activities primarily focused on youth.

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91 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840



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