About The Coalition

What is DCP/SAFE? DeKalb County Partnership for a Substance Abuse Free Environment(DCP/SAFE) is a local community coalition that has been serving DeKalb County, Illinois for the past 20 years. DCP/SAFE began as a joint effort to reduce alcohol and tobacco Read More

Award Recipients

Annual DCP/SAFE Assembly Over 105 individuals were in attendance, October 23rd at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, for the DeKalb County Partnership for a Substance Abuse Free Environment (DCP/SAFE) 23rd Annual Assembly. Each year the coalition takes this time to Read More


DeKalb County Partnership for a Substance Abuse Free Environment (DCP/SAFE) has successfully continued to impact the community in its effort to reduce problems related to alcohol and other drugs because of the support it has received from local service clubs, Read More


The DeKalb County Partnership for a Safe, Active and Family Environment (DCP/SAFE) originated through a joint effort from NIU’s President John La Tourette and the DeKalb School District. In December of 1989, NIU and the DeKalb School district sponsored a Read More

Action Groups

Keys Mission To encourage the community to build developmental assets with our youth through education, practice and promotion. Vision The DeKalb County KEYS Initiative seeks to create communities that empower youth to succeed in establishing the 40 Developmental Assets, build Read More

Latino Action Group

Mission To enhance the quality of life within the Latino Community, To increase inter-collaboration between the Latino Community and the broader DCP/SAFE Coalition To increase awareness of dangers related to substance use, To decrease substance abuse among youth and the Read More

Violence Prevention

Mission To increase awareness of violence prevention; to enhance networking of community entities and promote best practices in violence prevention. Members Law enforcement, Judicial officers, Attorneys, Legislative personnel, and Health educators Resources Press Release – Internet Safety Month Rep. Pritchard Read More