By implementing leadership strategies we encourage, enlighten, and empower low-income or at-risk individuals by integrating life skills, mental health, and substance use prevention services stimulating positive personal change which leads to more productive lives.
The overall vision of Strategies to Overcome and Avoid Recidivism is to be the leader in providing high-quality prevention programming by working collaboratively with stakeholders, community partners, educational systems, and corporate partners.
Start, Strengthen, Sustain
SOOAR is an acronym for Strategies to Overcome Obstacles and Avoid Recidivism. We are a 501c3 nonprofit corporation and a licensed Community Awareness Information and Training (CAIT) Provider by the State of Michigan Department of Community Health Substance Abuse Division that provides prevention, life skills, and community mobilization services. We are proud of the many ways we remove barriers and improve the quality of life for low-income families, at-risk youth, and the community at large.