What We Do

The mission of the coalition is to reduce youth substance abuse in Hudson County, New Jersey.

Hudson County Coalition for a Drug-Free Community (HCCDFC) is an active group of professionals ranging from civic/volunteer groups, businesses, faith-based organizations, government, health care, law enforcement, media, parents, prevention/ recovery community, schools, youth and youth-serving organizations.

The Coalition uses strategies that affect large segments of the population such as:

  • Policy Change – advocating laws or ordinances to decrease substance use in the community, state, and/or nation
  • Providing Education – Media campaigns, press releases and trainings
  • Community Advocacy – Asking the police to enforce alcohol laws