Sign Up For Bedford’s SAFE HOMES

Submitted by Bedford Youth and Family Services

A depiction of the Bedford Youth and Family Services logo, rendered by Bedford artist Kati Oates
A depiction of the Bedford Youth and Family Services logo, rendered by Bedford artist Kati Oates

The Safe Homes program is a support network for Bedford parents with children in grades 6-12 who are concerned about alcohol and drug use at pre-teen and teen parties and gatherings.

Through Safe Homes, we are encouraging parents of Bedford middle school and high school students to make a pledge that they will provide a safe environment for youth when they have parties or gatherings in their homes – safe from alcohol, drugs, firearms and other hazardous items.

The names of those who make the pledge will be included in the Safe Homes Directory – including the grade level of their children, address and telephone number.  The Directory is mailed only to those who have made the pledge.

If you made the pledge last year, your name will remain in the directory, with an update to your childrens’ grade levels, unless you request that it be removed.

If you have not already done so, you are encouraged to join the Safe Homes Program and make it clear that you are committed to providing a safe environment for teen parties and gatherings.

You can sign up online for Safe Homes by going to our website www.bedfordma.gov/youth  go to the Prevention Services link and click on the box that says Sign Up Online.  You can also download the Safe Homes brochure and pledge form and mail it to Jessica Wildfong, Bedford Youth & Family Services, Town Center, 12 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730. Pledges Due By September 30th.

Let’s join together to keep all our youth healthy and safe.

For more information or questions about the Safe Homes Program please call Jessica Wildfong, Prevention Services Coordinator at 781-275-7727 ext. 262.


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