Brain Science
Parent Information
 Tobacco Cessation
  • California Smokers Helpline – Free help to quit, smoking or chewing. Free telephone counseling and materials, an essential aid for quitters!
  • American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking Online – a great source for those who are thinking of quitting, access to FREE online modules and an online support group 24/7.
Tobacco Prevention 
  • Tobacco Free Kids – an excellent source of information on the dangers of tobacco, recent legislation and how the industry targets kids.
  • TRUTH – the original and still the BEST! Learn the Truth about tobacco here, take your time with this one – it’s good!
  • Tobacco Free California - Keep up with California’s fight against Big Tobacco here. All the latest on how Prop 99 continues to save lives throughout the state.
  • California Youth Advocacy Network – THE place for California’s youth to get involved in the fight against Big Tobacco. Fight back here!
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Smoking and Health – the Big Kahuna of tobacco control – if you can’t find a link or a fact here, it doesn’t exist!

Youth Asset Development
  • Butte Youth Now, home of the Butte Youth Now Coalition, a local youth initiative empowering youth to fight underage drinking and to promote healthy living:
  • Search Institute, creators of the framework of Developmental Assets in 1990, a leading approach to youth development. Learn more here:
  • The Campaign for Youth, The mission of the Campaign for Youth is to focus attention on the needs of young people who are out of work, out of school and out of the mainstream.
  • SparkAction's site and e-newsletters provide news and tools to make a difference in the lives of children and youth. They gather, synthesize and promote the best information on a range of child and youth issues from organizations and leaders across the country:
  • America’s Promise Alliance claims to be the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of young people. Founded by Gen. Colin Powell their focus is improving academic and workforce readiness: 
Agency Contacts


Bruce Baldwin - Program Manager
1870 Bird Street, Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 532-5842
Fax: (530) 532-5698

Uraci Mathews - Manager
Phone: (530) 532-5692 or (530) 354-7193

Office Administration
Phone: (530) 532-5840