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Our Mission

To provide prevention and intervention programs that promote positive change and build healthy communities.

We are still offering the ASAP course, which is unaffected by the COVID 19 health crisis, as this is an online program.

Welcome to Cortland Prevention Resources

In an effort to help minimize the impact of the Corona Virus (COVID-19), Cortland Prevention Resources is closed to visitors for the foreseeable future. All in-person groups and meetings are cancelled. 

However, please know that our staff is still available to you. Please feel free to reach out via email, or phone 607-756-8970, ext. 256. For general inquiries please reach out to Melissa Simmons, Director at

Cortland Prevention Resources provides evidence-based drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention services and educational programs for children, teens, adults and families. We collaborate with other Cortland County agencies, school districts and businesses to promote positive change and build healthy communities through educational programs, workshops and training. We work on policy and enforcement efforts to reduce underage drinking and create positive alternative activities for youth. Cortland Prevention Resources is a division of Family & Children's Counseling Services.