Upcoming Events

  • Healthy Communication
    Tue, Nov 09
    Online Event, Zoom links to follow
    Nov 09, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online Event, Zoom links to follow
    Strong communication leads to family bonds that last and strengthens resiliency in youth. Join veteran WCASD Counselor, Carol DeMarco to learn strategies for connecting well with children and teens.
  • WCCTC Monthly Coalition Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Nov 11
    West Goshen Township Building
    Nov 11, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
    West Goshen Township Building, 1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380, USA
    Join area parents, education and prevention professionals as we chart a course to promote health and well-being throughout the greater West Chester area.
  • QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer
    Tue, Nov 30
    Online Event, Zoom links to follow
    Nov 30, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Online Event, Zoom links to follow
    Hands on training to spot signs of suicide risk and, just like CPR, to practice effective responses. Due to the nature of this training and its hands on activities, the QPR session will be in person at WCASD's Spellman Education Center in Exton

Meetings and Events

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Our signature presentation, Talk Now. Know How., is offered annually or for groups by request.
Reach out to schedule or learn more.

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Establish foundations kids need to thrive
in their teen years and beyond. 


  • Perfect for parents with kids of any age

  • Model skills that build resiliency in youth

  • Reshape your mindset and your child’s behavior

  • Develop communication strategies that work at any age


It’s never too early or too late to build healthy communication patterns and strong bonds that will benefit your child for a lifetime.


Join local prevention professional, Loretta Cohen, MSW, as she shares concepts that build strong family relationships and set kids up for success. Driven by science and a healthy dose of humor, this 45-minute presentation will be well worth your time.


Get ahead of the issues facing youth today. Schedule a presentation for your office, school or parent group.

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West Chester Area Communities That Care is a coalition of  community members and professionals committed to the prevention of risk for West Chester youth.