Rutland Area Prevention Coalition
Rutland Area Prevention Coalition

About Us

Our Vision:  Together in Rutland County, we make healthy choices.


Our Mission:  We are a community coalition serving communities in Rutland County.  Our mission is to educate, advocate, and collaborate in the prevention of substance abuse for heatlhy Rutland communities.


Our History:  The Rutland Area Prevention Coalition has been serving

Rutland County since 1997. 


What we do:  


  • Facilitate alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse education activities including but not limited to: health fairs, school presentations, community events, parent education, community meetings, focus forums, and more; 

  • Distribute alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse related materials throughout the community and offer resource loans to interested schools and organizations;

  • Encourage municipal / systems change through education about the benefits of policies related to decreased access to and availability of substances;

  • Encourage and educate about positive social behaviors, beliefs, modeling, and messaging.







If you would like to join the fight against substance abuse in our community, your donation would be greatly appreciated! Please make checks payable to the Rutland Area Prevention Coalition and mail to:

RAP Coalition

78 South Main Street (mailing address)

Rutland, VT 05701

Please indicate if you would like a donation receipt sent to you for tax purposes

Where to Find Us:

Rutland Area Prevention Coalition

45 Union Street, Suite 1
Rutland, VT 05701

Phone: (802) 775-4199



Visit PegTV Channel 15 (choose Video on Demand, PegTV Channel 15-Talk Shows) to watch episodes of "The RAP Spot," a monthly program highlighting the good work of our community partners and their efforts to reduce substance abuse in Rutland County.


Check out our latest episode here:

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