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:


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!

Above the Influence MRHS Student Club
American Medical Response
American Society of Suicide Prevention
Baystate Medical Center
Bethlehem Church
Big Y
Behavioral Health Network/Springfield Child Guidance
CHD - Center for Human Development
Christ the King Epiphany Church
Collaborative for Educational Services
Crossroads Agency
CVS Pharmacy
Evangel Assembly of God Church
GFWC Wilbraham Jr. Women's Club
Hampden Board of Health
Hampden County District Attorney’s Office
Hampden County District  Attorney’s Youth Advisory Board
Hampden Police Department
HWRSD Parents and Guardians
Hampden Public Library
Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee
Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District
Institute for Health and Recovery
Dr. Amy Kasper, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Thirza Lareau, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Learn to Cope
Luso Federal Credit Union
Margolis Orthodontics
Medical Reserve Corps of Hampden and Wilbraham
Mercy Hospital
MRHS Student Representatives
Pathways for Parents
Rick’s Place
Rotary Club of Wilbraham Hampden
St. Cecilia's Catholic Church
State Representative Brian Ashe
State Representative Angelo Puppolo
State Senator Eric Lesser
Ultimate Party
United Way of Pioneer Valley
Western MA Parents Support Group
Wilbraham Fire Department
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 of Greater Springfield and Scantic Valley