National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health. The observance brings individuals, organizations, coalitions, states, and communities together to raise awareness about the importance of preventing substance use and mental disorders. National Prevention Week takes place May 15–19, 2017. Near the kickoff […]

Distracted Driving Detail in Mohegan

Yorktown Police Dish Out 39 Tickets During Distracted Driving Detail in Mohegan Lake Every 15 minutes in America, someone dies in a traffic accident, according to the AAA Foundation. In 2015, 3,477 people were killed as the result of a distracted driver. Fatalities include drivers, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists, and every other kind of road user. […]

Alliance for Safe Kids - Resources

13 Reasons Why Not

Need help? Please find a list of various resources below: Community Resource Guide. This directory will allow you to make connections to every sector of your community, to current information about substance abuse and mental health and to resources and hotlines for immediate help. Crisis Text Line. CTL serves anyone in any type of crisis, providing them […]

Distracted Driving Detail in Yorktown

Distracted driving is one of the fastest growing safety issues on the roads today. Whether you are talking, texting, eating, or fiddling with your GPS, your actions threaten your safety and everyone else on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor […]

College Planning Resource

Our friends at Hudson River Financial want teens and young adults to know that they are here to help improve financial knowledge and habits, not to just provide student loans. They have partnered with iGrad which has allowed them to offer a great financial education tool, which is free and easy to use. In 2009, a group […]

New York Bar Foundation Presents Grant to ASK

The New York Bar Foundation recently presented a grant of $1,000.00 to the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK). The grant will be used to support our Youth Court Program. “Students from Upper Westchester and Putnam Counties bring their enthusiasm and attention to this rigorous training program each year,” said Nancy Levin, Director of Youth Court. “I […]

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to the Alliance for Safe Kids. THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS!!  To be a volunteer, it takes… Generosity, a willingness to give your time to others Understanding, because their lives might be very […]

Burger King Donates $330 to ASK

A fundraising event at the Yorktown Burger King has resulted in a $330.00 donation to the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), a local nonprofit that promotes awareness and prevention for destructive behaviors to teens, including substance use, bullying, and digital safety. The “Dining to Donate” event was held March 31 at Burger King located at […]