The Youth Coalition brings together Youth Leaders to prevent Substance misuse.

Reason for Starting Coalition

First and foremost, our youth’s well-being is at the heart of this endeavor. Substance abuse poses significant risks to young individuals, with adverse physical, mental, and social consequences. By creating a coalition, we aim to provide a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages a drug-free lifestyle, ensuring that our youth can thrive, learn, and grow to their full potential.

This initiative takes a preventative approach. Preventing drug abuse is far more effective and economical than dealing with its consequences. A youth-focused coalition offers a proactive platform for education, empowerment, and engagement, enabling young people to make informed decisions about their health and well-being.

Furthermore, this coalition promotes community unity. It brings together various stakeholders, including parents, educators, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and local leaders, with a shared mission to protect and support our youth. Through this collaboration, we can address the root causes of drug abuse and develop comprehensive strategies for prevention.

A key aspect of this initiative is its focus on youth-led initiatives. By involving young people in the design and implementation of anti-drug programs, we empower them to take ownership of their future. This approach ensures that prevention efforts align with their unique needs, challenges, and aspirations.

Lastly, a youth drug-free and youth-focused coalition is poised to create long-term impact. By raising awareness, providing resources, and establishing a robust support network, we can reduce the risk of drug abuse not only in the present but for generations to come.

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Hope Wellness & Prevention Youth Alliance stand as a unified voice against substance abuse among youth, strengthening coalitions, driving impactful policies, and forging partnerships for a drug-free world.


We dream of a world where the devastating consequences of drug and medication abuse are universally understood. A world where the next generation takes the mantle of leadership, volunteering to promote a drug-free society.


From providing positive programs and promoting preventive services to championing education and training community volunteers, we’re all-in, taking a 360-degree approach.


Rooted in community engagement, collaboration, cultural sensitivity, and equity, we are your trusted source for information and sustainable solutions.

HOPEYA Portfolio of Services

  •  1) Youth Homelessness and Food Insecurity
  • 2) Youth Peer Support and Wellness and Prevention Tng & Services
  • 3) Educational & Life Skills Tng
  • 4) Crime & Grief Support Groups
  • 5)Public Health/Harm Reduction Services
  • 6)Youth Drop-In Services
  • 7)Youth Golf and Cycling Program

Projects Implemented In the Past

  • Youth Cycling Events
  • Mobile Hygiene Program (Hope on Wheels) Services for the Homeless
  • Harm Reduction Services
  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Drug Take Back Events
  • Previous Youth Housing/Foster Group Homes
  • Youth Athletic Football Sponsor Team
  • Peer Support Specialist Training- Adult and Family-Focused
  • Youth Business Incubator
  • Family Recovery Reintegration
  • Thrift Store
  • Weekend Mobile Children Food Program

Business Focus (Target Audience and Areas)

Focus Areas

  • Housing
  • Supporting Services
  • Hope on Wheels
  • Treatment and Harm Reduction Programs

Target Audience

  • Community
  • Youth/Young Adults
  • Veterans
  • Families
  • Individuals in Recovery
  • Business Entrepreneurs
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HOPE Wellness & Prevention Youth Alliance Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Core Measure Survey

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HOPE Wellness and Prevention Youth Alliance (HWPYA) Youth Application

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     218 E Lexington Street, Suite 600, Baltimore, MD 21202


     Mailing Address: PO Box 1466, Temple Hills, MD 20757

*Hours of Operation are Subject to Change!


HOPE Youth Wellness & Prevention Alliance

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     Telephone #  443.449.6018

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