Coalition Info

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The mission of Coalition is to provide for the exchange of information and the leveraging of resources in an effort to identify community needs and create environmental solutions that reduce youth substance use and abuse and strengthens the health, well-being, and success of Sanford’s children, youth and their families.


The Coalition is a partnership of residents, organizations, businesses and others invested in the future of Greater Sanford.  The Coalition provides ways for the community to share information and access resources, while supporting initiatives to strengthen the health, well-being, and success of Sanford’s children, youth and their families. Membership is free and open to anyone concerned about the future of Greater Sanford and its people. Join today.

The  Coalition has officially merged with the Allied Public Health group. We will continue to meet monthly on the last Monday of the month from 12-2:00 at SMHC, Sanford Campus, 1st Floor Conference Room. Please feel free to bring your lunch or purchase one from the hospital cafeteria.

Due to Covid-19, the next meeting date “TBD”.


Contact Nichole Ivey or Mesha Quinn.


Join Us For Monthly Meetings

The Coalition and Allied Public Health group meet on the last Monday of the month from Noon to 2:00 PM.

Join the Coalition

Join the  Coalition. Membership is free and entitles you and/or your organization/agency/business to:

  • receive our newsletter to keep you updated
  • get listed on our website to help promote your interests
  • post your events on our calendar
  • access networking opportunities
  • gain access to information and resources

Join a Coalition Task Group

The Coalition maintains issue specific task groups to support its vision of  a strong, sustainable Sanford where all youth and families have the conditions and opportunities to thrive and succeed. To support this vision, the following task groups have been formed.

  • Drug Free Communities (DFC) Task Force
  • Active Community Environmental (ACE) Team