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Who We Are...

Communities 4 Action is a collaborative of dedicated representatives form a variety of sectors in Lower Fairfield County. Members include:

  • Elected Officials

  • Parents

  • Youth

  • Law Enforcement

  • Treatment Service Providers

  • Persons In Recovery Advocates

  • Multicultural Communities

  • Local Community Coalitions 

  • Social Service Providers

  • Behavioral Health Providers and Advocates

  • Prevention Specialists

  • Faith-Based Organizations

  • Public Health and Health Providers

  • Schools

  • Businesses

  • Media

Communities 4 Action is a regional resource to support local initiatives. We provide information on substance misuse across the lifespan, speakers, trainings, evidence-based programs, legislative efforts, funding sources, coalition building, evaluation tools and community-based initiatives in both English and Spanish. We also facilitate regional collaborations to address gaps and strengthen local initiatives.

Communities 4 Action is a proud member of the Connecticut Prevention Network. We have a number of resources (e.g.videos, games, display charts) that anyone can borrow.



Ingrid Gillespie, Director

Amy Badini, Regional Youth Liaison

Andres Rojas, Latino Community Liaison & Prevention Partnership Chair


Steering Committee Members:

Reverend Mark Orr - Founder and Executive Director, The Northeast Youth Ministry Network, Inc.

Stephanie Paulmeno - President of Global Health Systems, LLC

Kim O'Rielly- Executive Director, South West Regional Mental Health Board

Frank Farias- CFO, Liberation Programs, Inc.


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