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Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)

Serving: All Orange County residents and students

Facility: County Contracted--Orange County Department of Education

Region: Countywide

Program Administration Address: 200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: (714) 327-1058

Web Address:  

Program Description: The Violence Prevention Education (VPE) program’s goal is to reduce violence and its impact in schools, local neighborhoods and families. The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) provides Violence Prevention Education in schools across Orange County in collaboration with a variety of community partners. Services are outreached to all districts within Orange County to ensure that services are available to all school sites that are interested in Violence Prevention Education. There are five programs under the Violence Prevention Education component: Safe from the Start, Crisis Response Network, Bullying, Media Literacy, and Conflict Resolution.