DanversCARES implements a variety of prevention programs, some of which are offered annually and others that are special projects. We invite you to learn about our current projects.


Atlas & Athena

Each year, DanversCARES works with the Athletic Office of the Danvers Public Schools to run the Atlas and Athena program. It is a mentor program run by upper class student athletes for incoming freshmen athletes. Junior and Senior Squad...



Community Coffee Hours DanversCARES sponsors topics of special interest related to substance use prevention, health, mental health, adolescent development or parenting in an informal, community discussion format.  Call us with...


Opiate Prevention

MOAPC stands for the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative. DanversCARES, in partnership with the Healthy Gloucester Collaborative and Be Healthy Beverly have partnered together to form a regional partnership to...



ParentsCARES is a branded community education campaign that will launched in January 2017. It is based on a 2015 Parent Survey and what Danvers parents tell us are important parenting behaviors that help keep kids healthy. Each month,...


Riverside Mural

  In the 2015-2016 school year, Riverside Elementary School, in collaboration with its community partner DanversCARES, completed a "Healthy Living, Healthy Learning" Mural Project! This project is funded by the Massachusetts...


Strengthening Families

Strengthening Families is an interactive, six week program for parents and children (ages 6-11). Parents and children meet once a week and experience new ways to communicate and work together as a family unit.  The program is free for...



In November, the Danvers Police Department launched a new community safety program in collaboration with DanversCARES. It is an anonymous tip line residents can use by texting or emailing a message directly to the police department....

Looking for more? Check out our Program Archive.