Crime and Safety
Learn more about how NWGF partners with law enforcement and other nonprofits to address some of our challenging neighborhood quality of life issues.
Cascade County Watch is made up of two programs: Neighborhood and Business Watch; it brings together citizens from throughout Cascade County to address neighborhood crime at the block level – in residential and business areas. Get more information on the Watch program.
Coins for a Cause
Coins for a Cause is a program to address panhandling in the downtown area created as a part of the Downtown Safety Plan and has been adopted by the Downtown Development Partnership.
Prescription drug abuse remains the number one drug problem in Cascade County ~ and, as such, brings unwanted crime to our target neighborhoods. To address this issue, NeighborWorks Great Falls 2010 Community Leadership team formed Operation Medicine Cabinet.
Operation Medicine Cabinet brings together local, state and federal law enforcement agencies and community groups to address Cascade County’s most serious drug problem: abuse of prescription drugs. The Montana Highway Patrol has a through the wall drop box where citizens can drop off their unwanted or expired prescription drugs 24/7, no questions asked.