Community Partners

Hampen WilbrahamPartnersforYouthMembers

Top Row left to right: Cindy Milner, Pathways for Parents , Tony Simmons, Hampden County District Attorney's office, Gail Gramarossa, Prevention Consultant, Lee Giglietti, Public Health, Marcy Julian, Learn to Cope
Bottom Row Left to right: Teri Brand, HWRSD Nurse Leader Health and Wellness, Kristen Stauffer,BHN, Edward Saint-Vil (Hampden County District Attorney's Office - Youth Advisory Board), Rachel Hapgood, (Wilbraham Public Library Asst. Youth & Teen Services Librarian, Kathy Fuss, Wilbraham Junior Women's Club

Many THANKS to all our Community partners, who support the work of the Coalition,
in countless ways, on behalf of youth, and families,
in the towns of Hampden and Wilbraham.
Together we are United for Safe, Healthy and Drug-free Communities


A few words from our Community partners:

Bethlehem Church

Bethlehem Church
Our mission is to Live Life Connected… to God in worship, to one another in Life Groups, and to our community in service and support. Through education and programing for all ages, we are striving to build healthy families.

So, we are honored to partner with the Coalition to impact young lives today and for the future.

For more information, please visit: or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a non-profit community behavioral health service agency that provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare to help individuals, families, and communities improve the quality of lives for those with behavioral health and developmental challenges.

The coalition is made up of people committed to preventing and reducing youth substance use, which aligns with the mission of BHN, and we are fortunate to be a part of this dedicated team.  

For additional information, please visit:


Center for Human Development is a Human Services agency, with over 70 programs that serve those in Western Mass and CT. From Early Intervention and young children through Adult Day Health, CHD recognizes the unique needs of program participants and works to go above and beyond each and every day.

We are passionate about our combined efforts, with the Coalition, to positively influence and inform the lives of our young citizens.

For additional information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit


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Evangel Assembly of God
"Here to Serve." Is our motto. Our mission is for the church to be a place that provides a way for people to serve God through worship, serve one another in meaningful relationships, and serve our community and world through acts of love and compassion.
We are proud to join together with the Coalition in serving our community. We are Better Together!
For more information, please visit:



Pathways for Parents- Coordinated Family and Community Engagement

Pathways for Parents prepares children birth to age 8 for school readiness, supports parenting education and provides resources to families.

We believe the Coalition embodies family education and prevention, beginning with our youngest citizens and their families. 

For more information, please email: pathwaysforparents4@gmailcom or visit our website at:


Pathways for Parents

GFWC Wilbraham Junior Women’s Club was founded in 1977, and this chapter is comprised of women, who live and work in the eastern Hampden County area.  The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.  Their motto is:   Living the Volunteer Spirit.
WJWC is proud to work with the Coalition to positively impact our young people.

For more information, visit:  and to learn more about the GFWC organization visit:



At the Y, we take immense pride in our work to strengthen community. We provide a place to play, to learn, to be healthy and to give back. We give parents childcare, young adults job training, seniors a way to connect and children a safe place to go. We believe that everyone—no matter who they are or where they’re from—deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. Everything the Y does is in service of making sure people and communities thrive.

The Scantic Valley Y is proud to partner with the Coalition to bring positive change to the youth in our community. For more information please visit us at 45 Post Office Park Wilbraham, MA 01095. Give us a call at 413.596.2749 or visit our website.  


Support comes in many forms, helping to keep our communities drug-free.
So whether you have donated raffle items, hung our flyers in your business, attended, participated or volunteered at our events, or are a member of the Coalition:
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

Youth * Parents/Guardians * Community Members * Local Legislators * Above the Influence MRHS Student Club * Adults raising and interacting with Hampden and Wilbraham Youth * Al-Anon * American Medical Response * American Society of Suicide Prevention * Baystate Medical Center * Bethlehem Church * Big Y * Behavioral Health Network * CHD * Christ the King Epiphany Church * Collaborative for Educational Services * Crossroads Agency * CVS Pharmacy * Evangel Assembly of God Church * Wilbraham Jr. Women's Club * Hampden Board of Health * Hampden County District Attorney’s Office * Hampden County Addiction Task Force * Hampden County District  Attorney’s Youth Advisory Board * Hampden Police Department * H-W  Parents and Guardians * Hampden Public Library * Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee * Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District * Institute for Health and Recovery * Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine * Goodwin House * Learn to Cope * Luso Federal Credit Union * Margolis Orthodontics * Medical Reserve Corps of Hampden and Wilbraham * Mercy Hospital * Mental Health Association, Inc. * Monson Savings Bank * MRHS Student Representatives * Pathways for Parents * Rick’s Place * St. Cecilia's Catholic Church * St. Mary’s Catholic Church * Springfield Catholic Diocese * State Representative Brian Ashe * State Representative Angelo Puppolo * State Senator Eric Lesser * Ultimate Party * United Way of Pioneer Valley * University of Massachusetts School of Public Health * Western MA Parents Support Group * Wilbraham Fire Department * Wilbraham Hampden Rotary Club * Wilbraham-Hampden Times * Wilbraham Public Access * Wilbraham Select Board * Wilbraham United Church * Wilbraham Public Library * Wilbraham Park and Recreation Department * Wilbraham Police Department * Wilbraham Select Board * YMCA Scantic Valley