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Public Notice:

At Familylinks, our priority remains the health and safety of our clients and our team, and we continue to take measures to protect against the spread of the COVID-19. Last week we made the decision to cancel all events and suspend volunteer activities until further notice. This week we have made the necessary modifications to our programs and services, in accordance with guidelines set by local and state government, so we can continue to serve individuals and families in western Pennsylvania.

As public health officials assess the risk, we are closely monitoring the spread of the virus and evaluating potential implications. We will continue to share all updates on our website and social media pages.

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has created a support and referral helpline for COVID-19. To review the details click here.

For the most up to date information regarding COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

  

School and Community Based Prevention Services

The best way to deal with many problems – like addiction and bullying – is to stop them before they begin. That’s the principle behind our Prevention Services. In schools and other community settings, our specialists work with young people to educate them and encourage healthy life choices.

Our Prevention team:

  • Gives classroom presentations on healthy life choices
  • Provides educational activities at after-school programs and community events
  • Presents educational workshops and activities at community fairs, church events, shelters and other venues
  • Provides training to school personnel, health care workers and community groups
  • Disseminates information on preventing bullying, violence, substance abuse and other unhealthy activities
  • Works with individuals to get them the help they need to avoid crisis situations

 How can you request a visit from Prevention Services?

Our Prevention program’s school affiliations are generally determined in conjunction with Allegheny County. Some services are available upon request; to discuss whether Familylinks’ Prevention Services are right for your community group, contact Jennifer Phillip: jphillip@familylinks.org.

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Education programs to help young people make better decisions and live healthy and successful lives.