** Programs begin at Neighborhood Resource Center 400 S. Trumbull unless indicated otherwise** Free Wellness Camp: Details Coming Soon !
Setting a Course for Success: Details Coming Soon !
Photovoice Project: Check back for next available session.
Youth Summit Planning: Teens interested in joining the planning team for the Youth Summit in 2019 and receiving a small stipend ($). Please sign up through our Remind link: www.remind.com/join/ambassor. Twenty five applicants will be accepted as Youth Advocacy Ambassadors and receive $100.00 upon completion of training and requirements. This open to all Bay County students in 9th-12th grade in 2019-2020 school year.
The Neighborhood Resource Center's goal is to prevent and minimize substance use in youth and educate parents by providing information, skills and strategies.
The NRC is the coordinating agency for the Bay County Prevention Network (BCPN). In addition to being the fiduciary for the coalition, NRC also coordinates the following:
Bay County HOPE (Heroin and Opiate Prevention and Elimination)
BCPN Data Committee
Teens Advocating Prevention
Human Services Collaborative Committee
MAT Marijuana Awareness Team
TAM Training and other training events
Resource tables for community events
NRC Staff provide prevention programming weekly in local schools using evidence-based programming such as Too Good for Drugs, Too Good for Violence, Sport + Wellness, and Prime for Life.
Bay City Academy
Bay County Juvenile Home
Christa McAuliffe Middle School
Cramer Junior High
Handy Middle School
State Street Academy
Western Middle School
Presentations on topics such as opiates, alcohol, marijuana and/or the Safe Journey program are also done with health classes and athletes.
Bay City Academy
Bay City Central High School
Garber High School
Western High School
In addition to schools, NRC staff provides education and programs to many other groups:
Local Civic and Professional Groups
Bay/Saginaw ISD Health Teachers
Active Parenting Classes
Insight Program for Juvenile First Offenders
Juvenile Court Day Treatment
Setting the Course (transition program for 5th-6th grade students)
YELL Youth Leadership Program at Handy Middle School
NRC staff participate in a number of community initiatives: