The Chautauqua Leadership Sponsor

CLN Sponsor: CASAC Bronze Sponsor

CLN Sponsor - CASAC

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
             — Benjamin Franklin

CASAC’s mission is to build a safe and healthy environment by effectively educating the community on positive life choices.

CASAC’s vision is a united community that encourages and supports healthy behaviors through prevention efforts.

Educate, Collaborate, Motivate

In 1974, in response to a deeply felt community need, a citizen study group recommended the formation of a drop-in center on Prather Avenue under the name of the Jamestown Area Council on Alcoholism. The drop-in center provided a place for alcoholics and their families to meet with counselors for intervention services and to begin building a new alcohol-free life. Affiliation with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) began in 1975. In response to increased service requests from the North County, the Council opened a program office in Dunkirk in 1979. Both offices provide prevention services for alcohol and other drugs to the Chautauqua County community.

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