<b>Strong</b> Communities, <b>Successful</b> Kids
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Communities That Care (CTC) employs a proven, community-change process for reducing youth violence, alcohol & tobacco use,
and delinquency – through tested & effective programs and policies… learn more & sign up!

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How It Works

CTC uses prevention science to promote healthy youth development. We guide local coalitions through a tested 5-phase process.

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Social Development Strategy

CTC fosters young people’s well-being using a Social Development Strategy that promotes opportunities, skills, and recognition.

Research & Results

A rigorous scientific trial of CTC demonstrated reductions in rates of youth violence, crime, alcohol, and tobacco use.

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Bring CTC to your community using our new web workshops—presenting our latest research, instructional videos, materials, and support.

Support Our Work

Your donation to the University of Washington Center for Communities That Care will help kids thrive.

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Featured Community

Five Town CTC Substance abuse is preventable. We’re working to solve it.

Five Town CTC, Maine

Substance abuse is preventable.
We’re working to solve it…
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Why CTC Works

CTC results in better, healthier communities that help children grow up with more hope, opportunity, and better outcomes.

 

CTC Original Training

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