The goal of VFC is to identify root issues that contribute to underage drinking, marijuana use, and prescription drug abuse for youth. We strive to build a stronger foundation for North Clackamas by raising awareness, educating, providing resources, creating a sense of community, and connecting with youth directly.

Our Leadership Board Members:

Chair - Mary Young, Avisa Marketing
Vice Chair - To be filled
Secretary - Brian McCrady-Clackamas County Children Youth and Families Divison
Kayla Rask - Northwest Family Services
Dr. Colleen Fuller - Elixia Wellness

Coalition Staff

Abigail Wells-Vibrant Future Director
Harry Apelbaum – Coordinator

Our coalition is made up of several organizations and individuals within the community including:

  • North Clackamas School District
  • Northwest Family Services
  • PreventNet Site Coordinators
  • Clackamas County Sheriff Department, and School Resource Officers
  • Clackamas County Children, Youth and families division
  • Northwest Behavioral Healthcare services
  • Milwaukie Police Department 
  • Anu-Healing
  • Madres De Corazon
  • Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department
  • Clackamas County Safe Communities
  • Clackamas County Prevention Coalition

We serve the North Clackamas area including zip codes: 97222, 97266, 97267, and 97269.