The Crime Prevention Action Fund (CPAF)
The CPAF 2021 Call for Applications is now closed and is no longer accepting applications. The deadline to submit an application was on October 6, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT).
Public Safety Canada is responsible for implementing the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS). Our work provides national leadership on effective and cost-effective ways to prevent and reduce crime by intervening on the risk factors before crime happens. Our approach is to promote the implementation of effective crime prevention practices.
We work closely with partners and stakeholders in the provinces and territories to develop and implement results-driven programs that target specific crime issues in regions and communities across Canada. We provide tools, knowledge and support to undertake crime prevention initiatives in communities large and small across Canada.
Crime Prevention Inventory
The Crime Prevention Inventory (CPI), developed in collaboration with provinces and territories, is a searchable database of crime prevention programs in Canada. The CPI supports the National Action Plan on Crime Prevention, a commitment made by Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for Justice and Public Safety to develop the knowledge base of effective crime prevention approaches in Canada.
The CPI allows users to search for programs based on keywords or a combination of several filters such as:
- The topic addressed by the program (e.g., aggressive/violent behaviours, alcohol and/or drug abuse, bullying/cyberbullying);
- The characteristics of the participants or populations served by the program;
- Program setting; and
- Program evaluation results, where available.
For more information
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish, you can also register to the CSCCB mailing list to receive updates.
Crime Prevention News Releases
Government of Canada invests $5 million for crime prevention projects in Montréal
April 1, 2022
Five Country Ministerial Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Launch of the “Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse”
March 24, 2022
Government of Canada supports youth in Montréal-Nord through a new program to address violence
February 24, 2022
- More Crime Prevention News Releases
Crime Prevention Publications and Reports
- Mass Casualty Commission Interim Report
- Annual National Data Report to Inform Trends and Patterns in Drug-Impaired Driving 2021
- Large-Scale Implementation and Evaluation of the Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS)
- Research Summary - Large-Scale Implementation and Evaluation of the Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS)
- Research Summary - Crime Prevention Programs in Canada: Examining Key Implementation Elements for Indigenous Populations
- More Crime Prevention Publications and Reports
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