The Partnership SUD Coalition
This is a large group of first responders, medical system personnel, county leaders, education system personnel, rehabilitation services personnel, and nonprofit leaders who are evaluating the extent of the opioid substance abuse crisis in Tioga County and looking for solutions to support the health of our Tioga County community. FMI Contact Executive Director, Sue Sticklin: email@example.com or 570-723-0520
National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative
The Partnership encourages local participation in federal drug take back events and works to increase the number of prescription drop box locations in Tioga County, Pa. Major local partner: Wellsboro Police Department. Also, see local full time collection sites here.
The Partnership recognizes the benefit of the passion, insight, and forward movement grassroots efforts have about local issues. Therefore, we offer advisement and administrative support to groups who are working toward non-profit status. See our current fiscal sponsorship groups here.
The Tioga County Partnership employs a prevention educator who contracts with the Single County Authority (Tioga County Drug and Alcohol Services) to offer evidence-based, proven effective prevention programs in the local schools and to summer program children in Tioga County, Pa. The Too Good For Drugs program of the Mendez Foundation is currently being implemented. FMI Contact Coleen Evert: firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-723-0520.
Children's Health Fair and Family Day
Every year, on the second Saturday in June, the Tioga County Partnership assists major planning partners, Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce and the Wellsboro Montessori Children’s Center to host a day of free family fun! Dozens of partnering community organizations, individuals, and generous local funders contribute to this successful annual event.
First Responder Project
A team project to increase recruitment and retention of emergency first responders in Tioga County, Pa.
Fit For Life
FFL is a structured recreation program open to youth Kindergarten-6th grade, free of charge. FFL focuses on healthy physical activity and nutrition. The program is open Monday-Friday, noon-2:30 in four Northern Tioga locations: Westfield, Knoxville, Lawrenceville and Elkland. See the FFL Summer Feeding Flyer 2019 –Read all about Fit For Life in conjunction with the Northern Tioga Summer Feeding Program.
The Tioga County Partnership employs a Transportation Coordinator who works with county human services, the hospital, and other services to provide those who are eligible with needs-based transportation services. Learn more here.