January Volunteer Opportunities

In House Community Service Tuesday, January 9, 2-5pm Tuesday, January 23, 2-5pm Students may come to the Alliance for Safe Kids office to work on various community service projects. Food and drinks will be provided! Let us know you’re coming! Email us with your name, school, grade, cell number and what days you will be volunteering with […]

Mini Series: Marijuana, Tobacco, & Vaping

The Alliance for Safe Kids invites all middle and high school students, parents and community members to come together for an evening of education and conversation with experts in the field. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7 pm – 8 pm French Hill School Building Cafetorium (2051 Baldwin Rd. Yorktown Heights, NY) Learn about health risks […]

Make it to the Table

Thanksgiving has become one of the deadliest times of the year on America’s roads because “Thanksgiving Eve,” the Wednesday before the holiday, has become one of the year’s biggest drinking days. Whether it’s young people home from college or adults who know they have the next day off from work, Thanksgiving Eve has contributed to a rise […]

Keep Your Teen Safe This Holiday Season

How to talk to your teen. Let’s face it—teenagers are curious creatures. As your teenager gets older, he or she may become more curious about alcohol and other drugs. They may turn to you for answers and advice. Even if your teen doesn’t come to you, you should be the one to start the conversation. Since […]

On Halloween, and Every Day, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

Halloween is a time for making memories, not causing nightmares. This Halloween, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), Yorktown Police Department and State Farm ® are reminding Halloween partiers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Stay safe—and help keep others safe—by refraining from drunk driving. In 2015, there were 55 people killed in drunk-driving-related crashes. […]

Red Ribbon Week 2017

DID YOU KNOW? Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who don’t; yet, only a quarter of teens report having these conversations. The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK)  and Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union invites the community to take a visible […]

Yorktown Police Dispose of 326 Pounds of Prescription Drugs

The opioid epidemic is devastating communities across America. According to Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, deaths from opioids have increased 200% between 2010 and 2015 in Westchester. More Americans die from drug overdoses than in car crashes, and this increasing trend is driven by prescription painkillers. In 2012, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) and […]