Municipal Alliance

Mission


WMA plans, coordinates and conducts drug abuse prevention activities. The Woodbridge Municipal Alliance also determines the needs of the community and develops prevention plans to address the identified priorities.

Vision


Vision for Woodbridge Township is a healthy community free of substance abuse

Programs


Strengthening Families


Family skills training program designed to increase resilience and reduce risk factors for behavioral, emotional, academic, and social problems in children ages 3-16 years of age. Includes parenting skills sessions designed to help parents learn to increase desired behavior in children and children sessions designed to help children learn effective communication and problem solving skills.
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Heroes & Cool Kids


Program where former and current professional athletes train high school students to mentor middle school students on important life skills, including:
  • sportsmanship
  • conflict resolution
  • positive lifestyle choices highlighting drug, alcohol and tobacco use

Evergreen Youth Center


A drop-in center mainly for middle school aged students in the township, the facility provides a positive, fun and drug free environment for the youth to hang out with their peers. It offers playing stations (such as Wii, Xbox 360 and PS3), pool table, ping pong, an open gym, etc. It is open Monday - Friday (3 p.m.-6 p.m.) and is located:
400 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067

Dances are provided once a month on Fridays, as well as additional recreational and educational activities.

Resources


Alliance Center


Center available to the community located at the Woodbridge Health Department. The center has information on a wide variety of topics, including substance abuse, bullying, stress, effective communication, etc. The Alliance Center has brochures, DVDs, books, workshop curriculum, 3D models and much more!