Keeping Youth Safe and Drug Free

CTC Sponsored Programs

Resources for Norristown Youth and Families
Norristown Area Communities That Care for Youth (CTC) is a group of community members working together to help our youth become the best they can be. Norristown CTC supports the following strategies:

Strengthening Families Program 10-14/Familias Fuertes 10-14
National model, seven-week family strengthening program for parents and youth ages 10-14 that helps families reduce the risk for serious problems by guiding youth through the teen years. For information, contact Alissa McBride at 610-630-2111 ext. 239 or amcbride@fsmontco.org.

Norristown Violence Prevention Initiative (NVPI)
A local replication of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Comprehensive Gang Model providing intervention and pro-social opportunities for high-risk or gang involved youth. For information, contact Viviann Schorle at 610-630-2111 ext. 257 or vschorle@fsmontco.org.

Say It Straight®/Hablando Claro
An evidence-based communication training program designed to help students develop empowering communication skills and behaviors and increase self-awareness, self-efficacy and personal and social responsibility. For information, contact Viviann Schorle at 610-630-2111 ext. 257 or vschorle@fsmontco.org.

Social Marketing
Campaigns such as Find Your 25th Hour, Education=Options, and Don’t Smoke Your Future are intended to increase public awareness to pressing community issues. For information, contact Viviann Schorle at 610-630-2111 ext. 257 or vschorle@fsmontco.org.

Social Media
Our e-mail-based Google group, Norristown Positive Youth Network, shares local news and events from greater Norristown area organizations. Norristown CTC is also active on several social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For information, contact Viviann Schorle at 610-630-2111 ext. 257 or vschorle@fsmontco.org.


For a full listing of programs and services offered in the Greater Norristown Area, please visit the Connections Guide of the Interagency Council of Norristown (ICN).

Join Us!

You can help make a difference in the lives of our youth by joining our CTC Youth Prevention Board; lending your expertise; spreading the word about CTC to your friends and family; or donating your services to support youth-based organizations. For more information, contact Viviann Schorle, CTC community mobilizer, at 610-630-2111 ext. 257 or vschorle@fsmontco.org.

Family Services is proud to be the lead agency/fiscal agent for Norristown Area CTC for Youth. Family Services is a nonprofit social service agency that serves children, seniors and families throughout Montgomery County, Pa.


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