Our Mission

By implementing leadership strategies we encourage, enlighten, and empower low-income and at-risk individuals by integrating life skills programming, harm reduction, and substance use prevention services stimulating positive personal change that leads to more productive lives. 

Our Vision

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 participants, stakeholders, community partners, educational systems, and corporate partners.

About Us

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, harm reduction, and community mobilization services. We are proud of the many ways we remove barriers and improve the quality of life for participants and the community at large.

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