Prevention Services

V.I.P (Values, Influences, Peers)

Host Organization: Guelph Police Services

Service: Provides education and awareness programming that benefits grade 6-8 students by discussing personal values and the importance of: making good decisions, taking responsibility for actions, understanding that any one can be influenced by peer pressure, self-respect and self-confidence, respect for others, and becoming a responsible citizen in our community.

Contact: Guelph Police Services at 519-824-1212


D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) 

Host Organization: Wellington County OPP

Service: Provides education and prevention programming to equip students with the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence.

Contact: Wellington County OPP Police Services 519-837-2600


Strengthening Families for the Future (SFF)

Host Organization: Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy

Services: Provides a 14-week prevention and family-strengthening program for children of ages 7-11 and their parents

Contact: 519-821-6638 x 350


Strengthening Families For Parents and Youth  (SFPY)

Host Organization: Canadian Mental Health Association – Waterloo Wellington

Service: Provides a 9-week skill building prevention program for youth (ages 12-16) and parents.

Contact: 519-821-8089 ext 2110