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Burlington Healthy
Community Coalition

We envision a healthy community where all people feel a sense of belonging

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Who We Are

For over 30 years, the Burlington Healthy Community Coalition (BHCC) has brought together adults and youth for positive change. The current mission of the BHCC is to support and promote healthy environments and opportunities for all youth to gain skills and receive positive recognition in order to prevent and reduce youth substance use. The BHCC is a partnership of schools, families, and community members representing the diversity of the broader Burlington area. We currently meet every other month on Zoom and everyone is welcome!

Our Vision

We envision a healthy community where all people feel a sense of belonging

Our Mission

The mission of the Burlington Healthy Community Coalition (BHCC) is to support and promote healthy environments and opportunities for all youth to gain skills and receive positive recognition in order to prevent and reduce youth substance use.

Our Values

Equity
&
Inclusion

CADCA Award

Burlington, WA – On Monday, January 31, the Burlington Healthy Community Coalition (BHCC) was one of 178 community coalitions honored during a graduation ceremony at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 32nd Annual National Leadership Forum, just outside of Washington, D.C. The coalitions received a graduation certificate for completing CADCA’s National

Meet Jeff Brown

Jeff’s history with BHCC Jeff started participating in the Coalition about 10 years ago in his role as an administrator for the Burlington-Edison School District. His path to leadership started as an executive team officer and he then became BHCC’s President in 2018. Proudest Moments A major accomplishment

BHCC Grant

Article by: Elizabeth Ruth Burlington coalition receives $625,000 grant to prevent youth substance use! Most Burlington-Edison (and Skagit County) students do not use drugs and alcohol. However, if you ask a teenager, or even some adults, how many students use marijuana and prescription drugs, they are likely to say “everyone.”

Citizenship award

Honoring Youth with our Annual 8th Grade Citizenship Award Since 1996, our group has recognized an outstanding 8th grade student from each elementary school in the Burlington-Edison School District. School district staff nominate students for this honor based on a set of predefined attributes. The awards are presented at the 8th

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