Prevention and Recovery Services, Inc (PARS)

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2209 SW 29th Street
Topeka, KS 66611 (m)
Phone: (785) 266-8666 (RPC)
Phone: (785) 266-4606 (Safe Streets)
Fax: (785) 266-3833

John Calbeck, Executive Director


Mission Statement: Shawnee Regional Prevention and Recovery Services (PARS) is a not – for – profit, voluntary health organization. PARS is committed to helping make our community a place where people of all ages are safe, connected with others and free from the effects of substance abuse.

Prevention and Recovery Services has two divisions, the Regional Prevention Center and Safe Streets. The Regional Prevention Center, or RPC, provides assistance and education regarding substances and related behaviors to youth, families, schools, businesses and the community. Safe Streets works to create a healthier community by addressing substance abuse and crime through prevention education and citizen empowerment.

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Friday, Evenings by appointment


  • Alcohol, tobacco and other drug information
  • Technical assistance to schools and communities
  • Positive Action consultation and assistance to schools
  • Interpretation of Communities that Care survey data
  • Consultations on prevention and intervention activities
  • Youth alcohol and drug evaluations
  • Regional alcohol and drug awareness resource
  • Safe Streets Coalition
  • Safest Capital City Team
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Safe Property Management
  • Mediation for neighborhood disputes
  • Youth Program — The Force
  • Workshops and presentation

Eligibility: Available to everyone

How to Apply: Call or write for information

Fees: Vary based upon programs

Funding: The United Way of Greater Topeka, the City of Topeka and Shawnee County Alcohol and Drug Program Funds, and Kansas Department of Children and Families / Addiction and Prevention Services

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