Effective immediately: Keep your community safe and remain anonymous! Our new program allows you to text crime tips to CRIMES (274637). Type our keyword JONES plus your message and send. Or enter tips online at www.JonesText2Tell.com
Rx Drug Safety: Count, Lock Up, Dispose
Dates: Oct 17, 2013 to Oct 17, 2014
See the Community Resources tab or the Current Issues tab under Prescription Drugs, for where to properly dispose of medications in Jones County. Click here to see the ad about which local stores are selling home lock boxes.
Marijuana: What the Science Says and What You Need to Know
Date: Oct 21, 2014 -
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Dr. Kevin Sabet from Project SAM will be coming to our area again. This is a great opportunity to invite others who didn't get to hear his talk the first time. He will have updated information including what's happening in Iowa and the nation. This message will be especially important for medical providers, legislators, and the voting public. The presentation will be at Linn Mar High School. 2.5 CEUs are available. Click here for the flyer. Registration information on flyer.
Welcome to the Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition website. We invite you to visit this website often for updates about information such as meetings, upcoming events, new trends, laws, drug and alcohol use prevention, campaigns, goals and community resources, etc.
We rely on your support of your youth and community - they will need and want your encouragement and support. You are key to their growth and success during the many demands and challenges they face during their teen years.
We take our responsibility very seriously. We are a group of local residents and professionals who have come together for a common goal- the safety and well being of our communities and children.
Please click and read through the various pages of information to see if we have the information you are looking for. It is our desire to keep you informed and answer the many questions you might have. If you cannot find it on this site please let us know my going to the Contact Us tab above. We promise to continue improvements to achieve that goal.
Thank you, and visit often! Jeanette Shoop, JCSHY Coalition President
Engaging our communities in efforts to reduce substance abuse through creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for youth and adults in Jones County.