Prepare Your Teen Driver for the Road Ahead

The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) and State Farm ® are joining with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration during National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 15-21) to encourage all parents to talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road. “Parents have a very strong influence on their teens, even as they grow […]

We Need Your Help

It is time that we personally ask for your help. In September 2018, the majority of the Alliance for Safe Kids’ (ASK) funding will be expiring and in order to ensure our future in the Yorktown community, we are asking for your generosity and support. Every year since 2006, ASK has been the recipient of […]

Back-to-School Tips

A smooth transition from summer days to a school routine is very important for you and your child’s education. Here are some tips on how to have a successful school year: START STRONG! Go into the first marking period with high goals and expectations for yourself. Set a plan for staying after school so you […]

May is Mental Health Month!

Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far? Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. Sometimes people—especially […]

‘Mental Health First Aid’ Certification

A free training class is being offered to help take the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations about mental health and substance abuse problems by teaching people how to identify, understand and respond to a variety of mental health situations. The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), announced the availability of this free, two-day certification […]

2017 Community Resource Guide

As we welcomed the Seventh Annual “Save A Life” Community Forum in April 2017, the Alliance for Safe Kids is excited to share the second edition of our Community Resource Guide which enhances the Save A Life mantra to develop community allies and first responders who can support teens and families in crisis. 2017 Community Resource Guide This […]