Drug Free Communities 2019

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Welcome and Introduction to the DFC Program


  • DFC Program Goals
  • Definition of a Coalition
  • Who Can Apply?
  • DFC Grant Cycle

The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program was started as a result of the passage of the Drug-Free Communities Act of 1997. Since its inception, the DFC Program has funded nearly 3,000 community coalitions addressing youth substance use. To learn more about the DFC Program, click on the video above.

Helen Hernandez, Assistant Director, Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC), Office of Drug-Free Communities, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Victoria Cummiskey, Policy Analyst, Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC), Office of Drug-Free Communities, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
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