About Us:

The North County Prevention Partnership (NCPP) has evolved over several years alongside The Partnership for a Safe and Healthy Pacifica, which was formed in response to a tragic alcohol-related automobile crash in 2005 that claimed the lives of two local youth. (Video created in honor of Johnny Bier and Stephanie Echeverri)

Through a community-based partnership grant from the Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Department of San Mateo County, Asian American Recovery Services (AARS), the Jefferson Union High School District (JUHSD), and Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) sought to develop connections between various stakeholders in Daly City and Pacifica in an effort to collectively reduce the influence and harms of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) in the community to prevent further tragedies.

Through the years, the collaborative has worked closely with youth and supported each other with various projects aligned with the mission of the Partnership:

  • Bayshore Community Prevention Program
  • California Youth Advocacy Network (CYAN)
  • Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA)
  • Mentoring at Pollicita (M@P)
  • North County Outreach Collaborative (NCOC)
  • Pacifica Social Host Ordinance
  • Project STAY Safe
  • Project SUCCESS
  • Responsible Beverage Server Trainings in Daly City
  • San Mateo County Friday Night Live network
  • San Mateo County Youth Commission
  • Social Host Ordinance in Pacifica
  • Smoke-free Parks Project
  • STAY Safe Youth Coaltion (SSYC)
  • Teens Making A Change (TMAC)
  • Tobacco Retail Licensing Project
    • Public Opinion Surveys
    • Youth Access Surveys
    • Youth Purchase Surveys
    • Merchant Education Surveys
    • TRL Press Conference
  • Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)
  • Y-Impact youth philanthropy grants
  • Youth Access Survey at Jefferson Union High School District
  • Youth Organizing San Mateo (YO! Mateo)

Formerly known as the Daly City-Pacifica Partnership (DCPP), it was renamed the North County Prevention Partnership (NCPP) in January 2011 to be more inclusive of other communities. Our continued commitment to the community and our young people stands stronger than ever.  We believe in a safe and healthy North County.

 NCPP is focused on reducing the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in the community through an innovative partnership featuring 4 core components: