Disclaimers/Terms of Use/Privacy Policy


The information contained in the Ossining Communities That Care (CTC) website is not meant to provide medical advice, but to provide information to better understand the health consequences of substance abuse and underage drinking. The behavioral approaches suggested on this website are not intended as therapeutic treatments and should not be used as a substitute for seeking psychological or physical evaluation by those individuals whose use of substances is impacting their daily lives.  Ossining CTC urges you to consult your physician or other health care provider if you or a loved one has an alcohol or drug problem.  See our Assistance page for more information on seeking help.

Terms of Use

The Ossining CTC website provides links to other Internet sites solely for informational purposes and to offer convenient access to resources. Links to Internet sites do not indicate endorsement of those sites or their contents, or imply affiliation with the site owners/sponsors by Ossining Communities That Care. When users select a link to an external website, they are leaving the Ossining CTC website and are subject to the privacy, security, and accessibility policies of the owners/sponsors of the external site. Furthermore, Ossining CTC does not control or guarantee the currency, accuracy, relevance, or completeness of information found on linked, external websites.

All information is subject to change at any time without notice. To report broken links or comment on this site, please contact the webmaster.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us, as in, for example, a survey, a request to be placed on our mailing list, or an e-mail inquiry you make voluntarily. Survey information is not disclosed or published in a manner that would permit personal identification of your responses. We do not share our member lists or e-mail lists with any third party. Only those who have requested to receive our e-mail notifications will have their e-mail addresses retained by us and will be sent periodic e-mails relating to this site and the activities of Ossining Communities That Care.

When inquiries are e-mailed to us, we store the question and the e-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. We do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our website. Users are cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in an e-mail will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult.

Collection and Use of Anonymous Data

Ossining Communities That Care may also collect, transmit, and receive anonymous, nonpersonal data relating to your use of the website (such as browser type, referrer site, and website usage data) through Google Analytics, a third-party service provider. OCTC may use the anonymous data it collects, transmits, and receives to analyze trends, administer the website, track traffic patterns, and gather any other aggregated information related to the usage of its website. By using this website, you agree to the collection of this data and its transmission to and from Google Analytics. Google’s use of any nonpersonal data collected on the website is governed by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Statement.

Privacy Policies of Other sites

The privacy and confidentiality policies of other Internet sites that are linked to by the OCTC site are defined by the owners/sponsors of those sites, and Ossining Communities That Care does not control, or guarantee adherence to, their stated policies.

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Assists our residents—especially parents and young people—by providing education, resources, and services for substance-abuse response and prevention

Reduces the use of alcohol and drugs in Ossining and prevents underage drinking

Esteems the accomplishments of our young people and supports them in making smart choices

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