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“Changing lives. Changing communities.”

Our Great Staff of Professionals and Volunteers working with under served minority children and youth across Central Ohio!


CND Summer Day Camp 2016

Community for New Direction Summer Day Camp runs June 27 through August 5, 2016 featuring Educational Activities, Field Trips, Swimming and much more…

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CND Annual College Tour 2017

Community for New Direction is Celebrating the 25th Annual College Tour week of┬áSunday, April 17th, 2017 to Saturday, April 22nd, 2017…

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Franklin County Urban Coalition

The Franklin County Urban Coalition (FCUC) SPF-CIG initiative is something new and exciting for the city of Columbus…

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Welcome to Community for New Direction

Community for New Direction (CND) has been providing effective leadership development and prevention programming to high-risk youth and families in Franklin County since 1989. Our primary purpose is to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, as well as violence (ATOD-V) in youth served by our programs. CND responds to community needs, serves the inner-city and collaborates with schools in economically distressed neighborhoods. Through innovative programs and positive relationships, CND empowers youth to achieve their potential. You are invited to follow us on Twitter @CNDonline and like us on Facebook.com/CNDonline.

“Changing lives. Changing communities.”

Serving youth and families in Franklin County for 25 years.


“Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy Policy”

Privacy of Children

We are mindful that young people need special safeguards and privacy protection. We realize that they may not understand all the provisions of our policy or be able to make thoughtful decisions about the choices that are made available to our adult users. We strongly urge all parents to participate in their children’s exploration of the Internet and any online services, and to teach their children about protecting their personal information while online.


Community for New Direction is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. We do not collect or share any personal information. Your donation is transmitted to us through PayPal using a secure internet method that helps ensure your privacy. PayPal adheres to international PCI (payment card industry) and CISP (cardholder information security program) standards for data protection. These standards are designed to help protect your business from fraud and loss of data.

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Users will find other content on our site that link to the sites of our supporters and funders. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policy (policies) at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.

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