The Community Anti-Drug/Alcohol and Youth Violence
Task Force


parentingBeing a parent is one of the most fulfilling and challenging experiences a person can have.  We provide classes and workshops for parents that focus on the principals of healthy parenting.

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characterLee's Summit is a Community of Character committed to character development. The Character Council was formed with leadership from important sectors in our commuity.

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handsLee's Summit CARES is committed to preventing and reducing substance abuse and violence in our youth population.  We partner with  community sectors to prevent, educate and create awareness.

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2014 Safety Survey

survey resultsThe Lee's Summit CARES Safety Survey is conducted every three years and is distributed to youth and adults who live in the Lee’s Summit community or the Lee’s Summit School District. The survey assessed youth violence and drug use within the Lee’s Summit community. The information from this survey is used to determine parenting classes, anti-bullying classes and prevention programs in our community.

Survey Results

Drug Take-Back Day

Drug Take-BackNext Take-Back Day, Saturday, September 27, 10am -2pm. In conjunction with National Drug Take-Back Day, Lee's Summit CARES and the Lee's Summit Police Department have partnered to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means to dispose of unused prescription and over the counter medications safely by staffing drug take-back collection sites throughout Lee’s Summit.

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