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2 Focus Areas Family Policy Council Drug Free Communities Grantee Pacific County Community Mobilization Board Focus Areas Adult and Youth Mental Health Family & Parenting Enrichment Substance Abuse Prevention

3 Mission … Through awareness, advocacy, and action we will create a community culture that strengthens families, reduces substance use, and promotes mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness.

4 We are all working together … Parents Community Volunteers Ocean Beach School District Family Health Center Pacific Co. Health & Human Services Willapa Behavioral Health Readiness to Learn Consortium Pacific Co. Sheriffs Office Chinook Observer Peninsula FISH Jimellas Café & Seafood Market City of Long Beach Dept. of Child & Family Services Boys and Girls Club Pacific Co. Juvenile Justice Timberland Regional Libraries NAMI Family Support Network Peninsula Baptist Church Peninsula Church Center Daycare Long Beach Police Department ESD #112 Ocean Park United Methodist Church Long Beach Grange Ocean Beach Hospital $139,431 in-kind and direct match during FFY 2009-10

5 Funding Sources Drug Free Communities $125,000 a year for 5 years (Federal) Family Policy Council $16,552- 2010-11 (State) Community Mobilization $13,798- 2010-11 (State) Meth Action $10,000- 2010-11 (State)

6 Executive Team Chair: Rosanne McPhail RX Team Chair: Tara Hano Youth Team Chair: Rene Devantier Mental Health Chair: Kat Erskin Parent Enrichment Chair: David Curtis Capacity Building Chair: Katie Lindstrom Assessment Team Chair: Mary Goelz Funding Team Chair: Michelle Zilli PR Chair:Marc Simmons Current Funding Sources & Grants Drug Free Communities (SAMHSA) Coordinator: Monica Younger & Katie Lindstrom Fiscal Agent: Pacific County Family Policy Council (Washington State) Coordinator: Monica Younger Fiscal Agent: City of Long Beach Community Mobilization (Washington State CTED) Coordinator: Katie Lindstrom Fiscal Agent: Pacific County Health Communities (DOH) Coordinator: Tara Hano Fiscal Agent: Pacific County Meth (Washington State) Co-convened by HD and Sherriff Fiscal Agent: Pacific County Subcontract: WBH (Coordinator) Subcontract: City of Long Beach (Police Dept)

7 Mini Grants Town Hall/Community Events Networking WellSpring Teams Other collaborative projects WellSpring Activities

8 Mini Grants WellSpring distributes $3,000-$10,000 per year in mini grant funds to local groups to support activities that address substance abuse prevention, mental health, and parenting enrichment in South Pacific County. Love & Logic Parenting classes POPS (Parents offering Parents support) MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Guiding Good Choices Youth Coalition Lock In Life Skills Training Program School Game Nights Art at the Beach (Environmental Education for youth) Youth Little Blue Book Youth Mental Health Workshop w/ Stephanie Lane Summer Girls Basketball Camp IMHS Summer Band Camp Readiness to Learn Traveling Lending Library Block Fest Naselle HS Outdoor Club Mysteries of the Teenage Brain Workshop Pacific County Adventure Day Infant Safety Net Welcome Baskets for new Parents

9 Past Town Hall & Community Events 2007- Creating Community Connections Workshop 2008- Healthy Youth Summit, Open Space Forums 2008- RUAD (Reduce Underage Drinking) Town Hall/School Assembly & Follow ups 2009- 2 nd Annual WellSpring Town Hall featuring Clay Roberts 2010- 3 rd Annual WellSpring Town Hall 2010- WellSpring Youth Panel- Take a Second Make a Difference 2010- Red Ribbon Week Celebration

10 WellSpring Community Network continues to meet the second Tuesday of every month from 3:00-4:30. Meetings are a time for: Education Sharing resources Collaboration Networking Planning Celebration Networking

11 WellSpring Teams Parenting Enrichment Mental Health Capacity Building Executive Prescription Drug Youth Coalition Funding Ad Hoc Evaluation/Assessment PR/Advocacy Healthy Communities Prevention Club

12 Other Collaborative Projects Through collaboration and networking, WellSpring has supported a variety of community projects including: Family Game Nights HS/Middle School Lock ins Prevention Club Activities Safe Prom Campaign Red Ribbon Week Draw the Line Compliance Checks RX Take Back Events Youth Treatment in Schools Drug Court Enhancement Project NAMI Walk Bridges Out of Poverty Training Policy Change Training 40 Developmental Assets (School & Community) IMHS and Long Beach PD- School & Community Prevention Con sultant

13 Upcoming Activities & Events Upcoming Activities & Events Take a Second, Make a Difference Campaign Youth Coalition Development Town Hall Events DUII Signage Campaign Social Norms Campaign Prescription Drug Take Back Family Game Nights Red Ribbon Week Draw the Line Campaign Parenting Programs School Policy Development Social Host Policy Drug Court Enhancement Safe Prom/Graduation Campaign IMHS Lock Ins

14 Volunteer Opportunities Attend meetings Volunteer at events Write an article Grant writing Planning Manning a WellSpring Booth Community Calendar Website Development Youth Team Leaders Policy Advocacy Community Ambassador Provide Child Care Individuals Groups Sponsor a Youth/Family Event Provide child care for Parenting programs Community Calendar Policy Advocacy Share WellSpring at events Include WellSpring in Your Newsletter Write a Mini Grant Give us your ideas!

15 We invite you to join….. Talk to us after about how to become a member of WellSpring.

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