DOWNINGTOWN, PA — Communities that Care of Greater Downingtown this week announced that it is the proud recipient of a CCRES community capacity building grant. CCRES awarded CTC of Greater Downingtown $5,195.00 to support capacity building with community prevention partners to promote mental health and prevent substance use.
Funds will support and promote partnerships with public and non-public schools, community organizations, law enforcement, government, youth-serving groups, and the faith-based community. These funds strengthen the CTC prevention model by ensuring the delivery programs, events, and resources for local parents, families, and youth.
The mission of CCRES is to ensure quality educational and human service programs for children, families, and schools. Through innovative partnerships, CCRES provides educational and human services training, and grant opportunities. To learn more about CCRES, visit their website: http://www.ccres.org
Communities That Care of Greater Downingtown (CTC) is a coalition of organizations, businesses, schools, faith communities, law enforcement, and healthcare providers using evidence-based prevention programs and policies to foster positive mental health and youth development. Collectively, with families, schools and community, CTC empowers youth by promoting mental health and preventing substance use. Learn more: www.dtownctc.org.