Drug-Free World D.C. Has Partnered with Ward 1 & 2 DC Prevention Center !

The D.C. Chapter of Drug-Free World has been partnering with the Ward 1 & 2 DC Prevention Center. The Prevention Centers “serve as a dynamic hub that engages, supports, and helps connect the many community elements that are needed for promoting healthy children, youth, and families as well as a drug-free District of Columbia. ”

About The Ward 1 & 2 DC Prevention Center (DCPC)

The DCPC is designed to strengthen and mobilize communities to prevent substance abuse amongst youth in Wards 1 and 2 by:

  • Disseminating Education & Increasing Awareness about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs;
  • Identifying Community Leaders & Building Community Prevention Networks to prevent substance abuse in their communities;
  • Facilitating Community Conversations & Coordinating Community Forums to strengthen community capacity and address priority risk and protective factors; and
  • Providing Training &Technical Assistance for Community Prevention Networks.

          For more information or resources, please contact:

Avery Gollinge

Community Mobilization Specialist

(202) 660-1636


Juan Jose Callejas

SPF-PFS Coordinator

(202) 319-3596


Gabriela Martinez

Program Assistant

(202) 319- 3091


Mary Jo Vazquez


(202) 319-3085