Prevention, Health & Wellness Programs

Napa County Office Education Prevention Programs support students, families, and community members overcome barriers leading to healthy, stable, safe lives and successful futures.  Programs range from community collaborations to education programs impacting over 6,000 students. Preventions, Health & Wellness programs develop and support healthy behaviors through a variety of programs that address issues from gangs to tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs as well as programs that support the specific needs of under-served populations.

Foster Youth and Education Services

NCOE Community Programs works with school district and agency staff to track and serve students living in foster care placements for academic success.

Gang Violence Education – Mariposa and Bridging Brothers

The Gang Violence Education multi-component program is a partnership project through the Napa County District Attorney’s Office. NCOE is responsible for the educational component which focuses on the implementation of prevention and intervention services within the schools by utilizing gang experts to train students, school staff, and community members on the indicators of gang activity and appropriate responses.

Homeless Youth Services

Napa County Office of Education (NCOE) Community Programs works in collaboration with local school districts to ensure that homeless students are enrolled in and attend school, have opportunities to receive needed assistance and are given the opportunities to succeed  in all areas of school life including academics, athletics, clubs and events.

Mental Health Services

Mental Health education and service programs support high-need youth by improving systems, training staff and engaging families in mental health awareness.

Tip411 and Bullying Information

Each day 160,000 U.S. students refuse to go to school because they are afraid of their peers. Many more attend school in a chronic state of anxiety and depression and, daily, six out of ten American youth witness bullying. Tip411 allows you to report bullying anonymously and get immediate action.

Tobacco-Use Prevention and Education (TUPE)

TUPE provides Life Skills and other tobacco, alcohol and drug prevention education to every middle and high school in the county.

UpValley Partnership for Youth

UpValley Partnership for Youth is a Drug Free Communities Coalition that aims to use the collaborative strength of parents, youth, and community members to address and prevent problems relating to youth alcohol and marijuana use in UpValley communities.

Catalyst Prevention Coalition

Catalyst Prevention Coalition started as a Drug Free Communities coalition and has been working to reduce youth substance use and address and prevent problems relating to youth alcohol and substance use in Napa County for over 11 years. The Coalition recently received Stop Act funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to continue our youth alcohol use prevention efforts.