New Canaan CARES is a nonprofit agency marking its 33rd year of service to the community. Its mission is to reduce the incidence of substance abuse and promote community wellness through preventive education and supportive programming. The agency maintains a specialized library and offers numerous educational programs, including a speaker/seminar series in all New Canaan schools with topics ranging from bullying to the teen party scene, and healthy competition to body image. Call 203-966-7862 or visit