On Jan 22, Citizen Corps provided a Disaster Preparedness Workshop to the New Hope Recreation and Development Center in Ellendale, Sussex County. Twenty people attended the workshop which focused on Family Emergency Planning. Their mission and focus is providing educational opportunities to at risk youth through after school programs. Some of the programs provided are help with home work, one on one tutoring with special emphasis on math and reading, lecturers that provide instruction on bullying, healthy eating, science, read a long and tobacco abstention programs. They are also expanding their offerings to include Adult Programs that will involve Adult Computer Training, Red Cross -CPR Training, Health Awareness, Financial Planning and Emergency Preparedness. The POC and Director of the Center is Mr Kendal Tyer.