Marijuana Summit: A Conversation in the Commonwealth

Registration is still open for our second Marijuana Summit in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Please join us for an informative day about the reality of marijuana legalization. For more information on the conference and lodging and to register visit



Virginia ABC Awards 11 Organizations Grants to Fund Prevention and Education Efforts Across the Virginia

CCoVA congratulates all of our prevention partners who were awarded VA ABC grants to fund efforts to prevent underage drinking, DUIs, and high-risk drinking. For more information below!/media/set/?set=a.10152340997018733.1073741849.52529168732&type=1

Community Coalitions of Virginia


Welcome to CCOVA

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We represent local groups of parents, prevention specialists, businesses, law enforcement, educators, faith based groups, media, youth, healthcare, government officials and youth serving organizations.


The Community Coalitions of Virginia (CCOVA) works collaboratively to prevent and reduce substance abuse and related risk factors in Virginia communities in ways that are measurable and that improve quality of life.


CCOVA members work in their local communities and commit time to our collective statewide effort to insure success in every city and county.  If you want to increase your effectiveness and success, we invite you to join us today.  click here to download membership application

CCOVA works on its mission by:

  • advocating on behalf of the  statewide prevention community for laws, policies and ordinances aimed at responsible decision-making based on best practices in the prevention field with a measurable impact
  • fostering collaboration among prevention organizations
  • encouraging mobilization of communities for prevention activities and strategies
  • supporting its partners in their work to change ingrained community norms and a state culture that either openly or  inadvertently enables alcohol abuse by adults and underage drinking by our youth
  • building cooperative partnerships in  support of prevention strategies with state agencies, non-profit organizations, associations, schools and communities
  • working towards systematic data collection to assess needs and measure outcomes.
  • providing trainings on prevention  strategies

Click on the Membership Page to Join us in our Efforts

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