Fire Fighters Against Drugs (FFAD)
This Program is sponsored by the Division, it provides:
- Fire safety education
- Fire prevention tutoring
- Mentoring in the Columbus Public Schools
FFAD Officers tutor elementary age children in math and reading, while also being involved in the Stop the Violence, Say No to Bullies, and Say Yes to Positive Involvement programs.
FFAD Officers currently reach out to five schools per week. The FFAD Program has also been expanded to include work with homeless and disadvantaged students, providing much needed essentials like clothing and school supplies. Specialists presented approximately 150 programs this year, reaching over 3,500 participants.
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