Seaway Valley Prevention Council

Special Note: Mask Required.

Community Mentor:  

Agency and Placement Location: 206 Ford St., Suite 301 Ogdensburg, NY 13669 

Transportation: 

Mission: According to their website, the mission of Seaway Valley Prevention Council is "Improving the future of our diverse communities through quality prevention services.`` To inform the public about the disease of alcoholism and substance abuse through information and education, to promote early treatment and rehabilitation of persons with drinking problems and/or substance abuse problems, their families and their children, to increase public awareness of alcoholism, to advocate and/or develop essential services for the treatment and prevention of substance abuse, to provide consultation services to interested persons and community leaders.

Projects:

The Valley Recovery Center (available to ANTH-3072; located approximately 20 miles from campus)
Drop-in facility for individuals in recovery or looking to enter recovery and their families. Students would be asked to engage in meaningful and supportive conversations, as well as potential involvement with group topics and implementation.

Horizons Clubhouse (available to CBL 100; located approximately 30 miles from campus)
Drop-in facility for youth ages 12-18 in Massena NY. Provide a safe space for youth to hang out and receive support and programming. Students could help with any programming set for that day, interact with the youth and help provide support.

SVPC’s Triple P Parenting Classes (available to CBL 100; VIRTUAL only)
Designed for parents with children ages 0-12 and topics include: Dealing with Disobedience, Managing Fighting & Aggression, Developing Good Bedtime Routine, and Hassle-free Shopping. Students will be asked to help facilitate discussions during the group and provide input into the conversation

Agency Requirement:

  • Application

Website: http://svpc.net/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeawayValleyPrevention/