Working to prevent and reduce the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and moving Richland County towards a DRUG FREE community.

Mission Statement


CACY works to encourage the quality of life and positive development of capable youth by promoting a drug, alcohol and tobacco free way of life through education and prevention activities done in coordination with youth service providers, parents, community leaders, law enforcement and educators.

CACY provides tobacco, alcohol, violence and drug prevention information, education and coordination by bringing together schools, parents, government, law enforcement, agencies, business and community members who work toward making our county a healthier, safer place to live!

Prevention is a planned process of approaches and activities designed to prevent the onset of tobacco, alcohol and other drug problems.