Community Action for Safe Teens (and Youth) of the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley

Contact Monica Gallant, Director of Prevention Services


Phone: 603-672-1002; 123



Website: svbgc/cast

Community Action for Safe Teens (CAST) is a committee of Souhegan Valley Boys and Girls Club. CAST began as a grassroots coalition in 2004. Their primary focus is on empowering youth through leadership, service, and advocacy opportunities; supporting youth and families impacted by substance use disorders, developing a support network for parents throughout their parenting journey, and collaborating with community leaders to build capacity in community wellness initiatives.

Main Services

  • Children’s Resiliency Retreat is a monthly one-day retreat (second Saturday of the month Sept – Jun) for school-aged children/youth (Grades 1 – 12) impacted by a loved-one’s substance use disorder (no cost; registration required).
  • Community Action for Safe Teens prevention coalition meets 2nd Wednesdays of the month 3:30 – 5:00.
  • Additional programming for older youth includes:
    • Alateen – meetings held at the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley from 4:00 – 5:00 pm on Thursday afternoons.
    • YES (Youth Empowerment & Service) Team – middle and high school teens with a focus on leadership, service and advocacy relating to issues of concern to teens