To develop a supportive, safe community that empowers youth through education, positive relationships, healthy beliefs, and clear standards.
What is CTC?
CTC is a group of community members and key leaders working together to lower rates of youth problem behaviors like substance abuse, delinquency, school drop-out, violence, teen pregnancy, and depression/anxiety. CTC an evidence-based approach to youth prevention. Evidence-based means there have been multiple studies that show CTC gets results.
How does CTC work?
CTC looks at risk factors for youth problem behaviors. Risk factors are variables that increase the chances of youth developing a problem behavior. In the same way that poor diet is a risk factor for heart disease, there are specific risk factors that contribute to youth problem behaviors. By identifying the biggest risk factors in our community, we can put programs in place that reduce those risk factors.
How can I help?
You can help by joining the CTC Community Board! Anyone is welcome to join, including youth (with parental consent).
After a three-hour initial training, CTC is only a one to three hour per month commitment. You can also volunteer to help out at events without joining the CTC Community Board. Learn more about the type of help we need by clicking here.
Another way you can help out is by sharing our website and Facebook page with friends and family. You can also pass along our one-page info sheet by printing it out or emailing it to others (see below).
Where can I find more information?
Visit the official CTC website for statistics, videos, and more.
CTC is a process with five phases. Our CTC is currently in Phase 3.