Cascade Prevention Coalition
Cascade Prevention Coalition (CPC) is no longer being operated by the Kittitas County Public Health Department. The new agency operating CPC is Youth Services for Kittitas County. If you have any questions regarding CPC, please contact Youth Services at 509-962-2737.

Cascade Prevention Coalition

Vision Statement
“Hope for every child, support for every child, support for every family"

Mission Statement
“Working together to grow healthy, resilient, engaged families in Upper Kittitas County”

Tips of the Month

Love & Logic

Affordable mistakes are prime opportunities for learning.

Start Talking

Adolescents who use substances before the age of 15 are five times more likely to develop addictions. These are 5 recommendations for prevention drug and alcohol use in middle school 1. Explain your expectations FREQUENTLY. 2. Limit opportunities for experimentation. 3. Limit access. 4. Practice how to handle uncomfortable situations. 5. Be careful what you're modeling.

About the Coalition

The Cascade Prevention Coalition (CPC) was formed in the fall of 2011; it includes participation from schools, business, media, law enforcement, public health, youth-serving organizations, mental health providers, treatment providers, civic organizations, city and county government, youth, parents and volunteers from our community.

Community Support Programs

Parenting the Love and Logic Way

Raise self-confident, motivated children who are ready for the real world. Loving, yet powerful tools for parenting children of all ages.

Start Talking Now

Is a parent education campaign that encourages parents to speak with their children and teens about the risks of underage drinking and youth marijuana use and provide educational resources for families and communities. Visit the Start Talking Now web site.


Mentoring is an evidence-based community prevention program in which youth are provided support and resources through a connection with a trusted adult. Mentoring is proven to support school connectedness, social competence, bonding, and belief in a hopeful future for youth. This program is provided by Youth Services of Kittitas County.