About STEPS

Southington’s Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) is a community substance prevention coalition located in Southington, Connecticut.  We are an asset based prevention coalition that is following the Search Institutes 40 Developmental Asset Model. We are made up of leaders from every sector of the Southington community, all with the same intentions of ensuring our youth grow up to be caring, competent and successful individuals. Our members come from the following sectors: Substance Prevention programs, our local media, the Southington Board of Education and school system, our local government and Town Council, healthcare professionals, several civic and volunteer groups, the United Way of Southington, religious and fraternal organizations, the Southington Police and Fire Departments, the Southington YMCA, Southington Youth Services, the Southington Chamber of Commerce, parents, PTO groups and most importantly, our youth. We are all very dedicated to work together to make Southington a better place for youth. Expected outcomes of our initiative:

  • Prevent and reduce substance abuse in the Southington Community
  • Youth will build core competencies
  • Youth will engage in healthy activities
  • Our community will offer safe outlets for recreation

40 Developmental Assets

Take the Asset Test

STEPS Advisory Board

STEPS Organizational Chart

STEPS Best Practice Guidelines

STEPS STUDENT SUPPORT CARD for 2011-2012

STEPS STUDENT SUPPORT CARD for 2013-2014

 

Available Forms:

STEPS Project/Event Request Form 

Event Evaluation Form

Volunteer Hours Log

Meeting Attendance Sheet

Youth Permission Slip