The Norwalk Partnership seeks to have all 12 sectors actively involved in our coalition. Current participants are listed below:
YOUTH: Contact Laila to join our Youth Committee, TNP Teens
PARENTS: We have a number of Norwalk parents in our coalition, some participating both as professionals and personally. We welcome more parents at all times! We may also be forming a Spanish-language parent group.
NONPROFIT & VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS: Positive Directions*, Human Services Council*, Norwalk ACTS, Triangle Community Center, Community Action Agency of Western CT, Open Door Shelter
- SCHOOLS: Norwalk Public Schools, Board of Education
GOVERNMENT: Norwalk Community Services, Norwalk Youth Services Bureau
YOUTH-SERVING ORGANIZATIONS: Kids in Crisis/Teen Talk, Mid-Fairfield Child Guidance Center, Serving All Vessels Equally (SAVE), Norwalk SMART Recovery Teen support group, Youth Business Initiative (YBI)
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Norwalk Police Department
HEALTHCARE: School-Based Health Centers, Norwalk Hospital
SUBSTANCE USE ORGANIZATIONS: Courage to Speak Foundation, CT Counseling Centers, High Focus Centers
BUSINESSES: Chamber of Commerce
MEDIA: Pat Tinto Communications
We also prioritize involvement from all the cultures that represent Norwalk's full diversity. We have Spanish and Creole-speaking members available to work with our English Language Learners.
*Positive Directions - The Center for Prevention & Counseling and the Human Services Council are the fiduciaries for TNP.
We are looking for caring, concerned community members to help create lasting change to promote healthy behaviors and prevent substance use among Norwalk youth & young adults.