Cobb Safety Village continues to earn honors and accolades as an innovative and important safety-education and community asset. The National Association of Counties recently awarded the Safety Village its 2010 NACo Achievement Award. The Safety Village was also designated "Best of Category" in the Children and Youth category. This additional recognition highlights the most outstanding model program.
The safety village is a child-size representation of Cobb, complete with trees and scaled-down models of operative buildings with signage, streets, traffic lights and homes. The site has four distinct areas, each presenting the opportunity to teach children how to react when faced with fire, crime and disaster emergencies, as well as drug and alcohol awareness and pedestrian safety. For more information on the village or donating, visit cobbcounty.org/safetyvillage.