Primary Prevention


The FCFCC provides free Primary Prevention services to the community thanks to grants and assistance through the Office of Attorney General.  Primary Prevention services are provided to the community and offered to all interested schools or other agencies.  The Primary Preventions services are designed to teach, educate, and reinforce essential skills or building blocks linked to healthy development as defined by the Search Institute’s 40 developmental assets.[1]  The Primary Prevention services are primarily focused on children ranging from Head Start to high school.  The program teaches integrity formation, how to treat others, form and maintain healthy relationships,  and healthy self-esteem.  The programs ultimate objective is to prevent violence and sexual assault: as well as the many forms it may take in the future such as, bullying, harassment, dating violence, and sexual assault.  The FCFCC currently utilizes a varied curriculum that includes Second Step[2], Safe Dates[3]