The Prevention Partnership, Inc. was originally founded with the mission of enhancing the development of youth, their families and communities, through education, prevention, intervention and health promotion programs. Today, the principles of positivity, power and performance drive the agency as we strategically and cost-effectively engage communities of need to nurture healthy families, healthy schools and healthy neighborhoods.
Prevention Partnership is dedicated to using cost effective, evidence based solutions to improve the lives of those in communities of unmet need.
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Our Program Services - BASSET Statewide
Illinois Beverage Alcohol Sellers
& Servers Education and Training
Illinois State Licensed Provider
The Illinois Beverage Alcohol Seller & Server Education Training (B.A.S.S.E.T) is implemented under the AUTHORITY and authorized by Section 3-12(a)(2) and (11) of the Liquor Control Act of 1934 [235 ILCS 5/3-12(a)(2) and (11)] Section 3500.105. The purpose of the BASSET program is to encourage profitable, responsible, and legal alcohol sales and service.
In Cook County and many others (including Chicago) it is THE LAW to be certified to serve alcohol every three years as of July 1, 2015. Chicago Requires In-Person Certification Classes Only.
New BASSET Certification Law - Are You Compliant?
With the passing of Public Act 098-0939, the entire state of Illinois will
have mandatory BASSET certification by July 1, 2018, with a county population-based rollout starting as early as July 1, 2015 as listed
NOTE: Some jurisdictions already require BASSET training even if their required date under the statute has not yet passed.
For information on your area, please visit the Illinois Liquor Control Commission website.
BASSET Certification Currently Required
As of July 1, 2015, all servers of alcohol and bouncers who check ID must have their BASSET certification in order to
work in Cook County.
All new hires must have certification within 120 days of being hired.
All Illinois BASSET cardholders must renew
their certification every three years.
By July 1, 2016 By
July 1, 2017
St. Clair County
By July 1, 2018
De Witt County
Rock Island County
Jo Daviess County
Prevention Partnership believes the best way to empower individuals and communities is by helping them to empower themselves.