Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

Our Vision

We envision a Melrose that is a safe, healthy, and resourceful – a community that embraces evidence-based substance abuse prevention efforts and is united on the path to positive solutions.

Our Mission

The Coalition is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all. By providing resources and partnering locally and regionally, we take a leadership role in creating a substance abuse-free community.


Would you like to make a difference in our community?

Please join us for our monthly coalition meetings. 2nd floor Teacher’s conference room.

  • September 28th               Wednesday  9-10:00 am

Melrose Tip Line

You are the eyes and ears of our community! Call and report any tips or suspicious activity….

Melrose Police Anonymous Tip Line: (781) 665-TIPS (8477)

Anonymous Text Tip Line

To send a tip, text the word MELROSE and your tip, to 847411 (TIP411)

Visit the Melrose Police Department website for more information and what types of information to report.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kathleen Guevara LICSW, LADC1, Regional Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator (781) 979-4128
Robert Savarino STOP Grant Youth Coordinator