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. Mission ….
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
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.”
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. Sheriff’s Office Chinook Observer Peninsula FISH Jimella’s Café & Seafood Market City of Long Beach $139,431 in-kind and direct match during FFY 2009-10 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
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)
Youth Team Chair: Rene Devantier PR Chair:Marc Simmons Executive Team Chair: Rosanne McPhail Assessment Team Chair: Mary Goelz Capacity Building Chair: Katie Lindstrom Parent Enrichment Chair: David Curtis Mental Health Chair: Kat Erskin Funding Team Chair: Michelle Zilli RX Team Chair: Tara Hano 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 Meth (Washington State) Co-convened by HD and Sherriff Fiscal Agent: Pacific County Health Communities (DOH) Coordinator: Tara Hano Fiscal Agent: Pacific County Subcontract: WBH (Coordinator) WellSpring Organizational Chart Subcontract: City of Long Beach (Police Dept)
WellSpring Activities Mini Grants Town Hall/Community Events Networking WellSpring Teams Other collaborative projects
Mini Grants • 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 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. • 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
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- 2nd Annual WellSpring Town Hall featuring Clay Roberts • 2010- 3rd Annual WellSpring Town Hall • 2010- WellSpring Youth Panel- Take a Second Make a Difference • 2010- Red Ribbon Week Celebration
Networking • Networking • Planning • Celebration • Education • Sharing resources • Collaboration WellSpring Community Network continues to meet the second Tuesday of every month from 3:00-4:30. Meetings are a time for:
WellSpring Teams • Evaluation/Assessment • PR/Advocacy • Healthy Communities • Prevention Club • Parenting Enrichment • Mental Health • Capacity Building • Executive • Prescription Drug • Youth Coalition • Funding • Ad Hoc
Other Collaborative Projects • 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 Consultant Through collaboration and networking, WellSpring has supported a variety of community projects including:
Upcoming Activities & Events • Drug Court Enhancement • Safe Prom/Graduation Campaign • IMHS Lock Ins • 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
Volunteer Opportunities Groups Individuals • 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! 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
We invite you to join….. Talk to us after about how to become a member of WellSpring. Be the change you wish to see!!