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CADEkids' Prevention Specialists prvoide life skills, instruction, and guidance to children who live with harsh realities including drug abuse and violence in their communities. Our classroom-based Specialists help children build and maintain skills for problem solving, decision-making, communication, refusing substance abuse, and resolving conflict without violence. During the current school year, CADEkids' Specialists are working at approximately 30 Philadelphia public schools (K-8). CADEkids' evidence-based services are delivered in whole classroom with the teacher present, and occasionally in small groups (as requested).
CADEkids offers parent workshops at each school during the academic year. Please contact the school counselor to help coordinate any workshop and invite parents to participate.
Please note that CADEkids provides classroom-based prevention education services to K-8 students, however we do not provide emergency assistance
with gambling, bullying, suicide, and substance abuse related issues. Please contact one of the resources below if you, your child, and/or family member have a specific concern.
If you need help with Gambling issues please contact:
1-800-848-1880 or 1-800-Gambler (24/7 confidential helpline).
If you or your child has issues with Addiction please contact:
1-800-662-HELP (4357) -- National Helpline for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
If you or your child is concerned about Suicide please contact:
1- 800-273-TALK (8255) -- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
If your child or family member has a concern with bullying please reach out to
Stop Bullying.gov at the following link: