Waymakers education and prevention programs help mitigate risk factors and promote constructive decision-making and behaviors that benefit our community. Programs span from deterring gang activity and sexual assault, to reducing problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. General awareness and education programs prepare community members to bypass conflict and access resources through a diverse network of community partners, including businesses, schools, colleges, healthcare sites, faith groups and community-based organizations.
A program which works to create safe and healthy neighborhoods by addressing public health issues through education, training, technical assistance and media campaigns. Current prevention efforts include: Impaired Driving; Prescription Drug Abuse; Prevention in Faith Based Organizations; and Health and Domestic Violence. For more information, please call (949) 757-1096
Prevention educators work to enhance safety through workshops that educate, empower and lead to a reduction in the incident of sexual assault. Workshops provide information on sexual assault, “date rape drugs”, sexual harassment, Internet safety, self-defense, and other related topics. For more information or to schedule a presentation, please call (949) 417-2108.
Human trafficking is an unsavory reality within our community. Waymakers and members of the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) provide awareness education about the signs of human trafficking and enslavement, resources that are available to help, and what to do if you suspect someone is a victim. For more information or to schedule a presentation, please call (949) 250-4058.