Partnered Outreach Groups

  • Drug Liaison Officer (DLO) Program - This unique program is designed to create greater connectivity between the Sheriff’s Department and the citizens we serve by having a DLO assigned to each of our contract cities and unincorporated areas. The DLO is responsible for educating our youth, parents and educators about drug related issues and trends.
  • Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P) - G.R.I.P. works with numerous school districts within Orange County in implementing targeted gang prevention strategies to at risk youth, families and communities.
  • School Mobile Assessment and Resource Team (SMART) - The School Mobile Assessment and Resource Team is utilized in school situations or incidents related to violence, threats, possession and/or use of weapons, unstable behaviors, and suicidal actions or tendencies. SMART works in conjunction with school officials, the Probation Department, the District Attorney’s Office, and mental health agencies to help resolve safety issues and concerns involving all personnel associated to schools.
  • California Youth ServicesThis program is a multi-service nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a variety of programs and services to include education, prevention, intervention, assessment, and counseling that assist and support adolescents, individuals, couples, and families to address life’s challenges specializing in issues related to substance abuse, delinquent behavior, mental health struggles, and family in crisis. 
  • Pepperdine Resource, Youth Diversion, and Education (PRYDE) - The program provides services and resources that help youth and their families make positive changes in their lives as well as prevent first time youth offenders from entering the juvenile justice system. PRYDE emphasizes education, family involvement, and community support to give youth tools and opportunities to accomplish their goals.
  • Parent Project - The Parent Project is a parenting skills program designed specifically for parents with strong-willed or out-of-control children.
  • The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Orange County (NCADD – OC) – Program dedicated to creating and implementing prevention strategies that denormalize the use of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD). NCADD acts as an educational outlet to the community and welcomes opportunities to collaborate with local agencies by providing services and materials.  
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) - Mothers Against Drunk Driving is the nation’s Largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking.
  • ONE-OC – A powerful program designed to teach young people how to make better choices by learning from the mistakes of others’ rather than making their own over and over again.  YDAD offers participants unique insights into the effects of alcohol and drugs on their lives.  YDAD shows participants the real-life consequences of driving under the influence and the impact that those consequences have on their lives and the lives of others.    
  • Newport Academy – Mission is dedicated to providing comprehensive, gender-specific, integrated treatment programs in a caring and compassionate environment by which teens and their families can recover from trauma, mental health, eating disorders, and substance abuse.
  • Orange County Crime Stoppers – This is a non-profit organization working with the community, law enforcement and the news media to help solve crimes.
  • Drug Use Is Life Abuse – To provide schools and families with the most current drug abuse information in order to reduce substance abuse among the youth in Orange County communities. To create an attitude that will eliminate drug abuse, gangs, and violence by focusing on youth, family, and the workplace through awareness, enforcement, and education.
  • Orange County Department of Education - The Safe and Drug Free Schools and Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) program provides opportunities for schools, communities, and families to work together to develop and implement comprehensive programs to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, violence or disruptive behavior among youth. The OCDE offers technical assistance, training, and support to school districts in the preparation and implementation of their prevention and intervention programs. Staff development opportunities include program planning, intervention, school policy, curriculum, community involvement, positive alternatives, parent involvement, youth development and evaluation.