Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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Aggression Replacement Training (ART)®

The Aggression Replacement Training (ART®) program is a cognitive behavioural multi-component intervention designed to target youth who display chronically aggressive and violent behaviour. The...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Alluriarniq: Stepping Forward

Alluriarniq: Stepping Forward is a program that aims to assist Inuit adults and youth who are involved in prostitution or who are victims of sexual exploitation to safely exit the sex trade or reduce...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Sex workers, Victims of crime
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Ceasefire – Ceasefire in the HRM – Nova Scotia

In response to the escalation of gang-related violence in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, in partnership with the HRM Public Safety Office, implemented...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth

Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth is a program designed to reach out to Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis & Inuit) youth using the Wraparound approach. This program focuses on...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Cure Violence (CeaseFire Chicago)

Originally developed under the name CeaseFire Chicago in 2000, Cure Violence stops the spread of violence in communities by using the methods and strategies associated with disease control –...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Exit Doors Here: Helping Sex Workers Leave Prostitution

The Exit Doors Here: Helping Sex Workers Leave Prostitution program, implemented by Elizabeth Fry Toronto, aims to help women wanting to exit prostitution by providing them a time-based service...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2), Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Sex workers
Topic: Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Functional Family Therapy (FFT)

The Functional Family Therapy (FFT) program is a multistep intervention that targets youth who are at risk of, or already demonstrating, delinquency, violence, substance use, conduct disorder...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Gang Reduction Program (GRP)

The Gang Reduction Program (GRP) is a comprehensive, integrated, and coordinated approach to preventing and reducing gang activity. The GRP is the current iteration of the Office of Juvenile Justice...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Identity-Based Intervention: Preventing Criminal Gang Involvement of Youth from Immigrant Families

Identity-Based Intervention: Preventing Criminal Gang Involvement of Youth from Immigrant Families is a program that works to prevent and/or reduce the involvement of youth from immigrant families in...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

In It Together - Abbotsford Comprehensive Community Action for Gang Reduction

In It Together (IIT), otherwise known as the Abbotsford Comprehensive Community Action for Gang Reduction program, is based on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Integrated Case Management (ICM) Pilot Project

The Integrated Case Management (ICM) Pilot Project in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT) is a collaborative approach that supports the successful implementation of the Wellness Court. ICM...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Northwest Territories
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

LaSalle, mon quartier, ma gang, mon choix

The LaSalle, mon quartier, ma gang, mon choix (LaSalle-Wrap) is a program that uses the Wraparound approach to target youth between the ages of 12 and 24 who reside in the LaSalle area, and who are...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP)

The Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP) is a school- and community-based program for students that enhances youths’ internal strengths and resiliency while preventing involvement in substance use...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Mentoring for Change. Mentoring for Good.

The Mentoring for Change. Mentoring for Good. program is a community-based mentoring program that helps referred youth resist or mitigate the risk factors of violence and enhance skills that lead to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Placed out-of-home, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Mineur(e)s exploité(e)s sexuellement (Sexually exploited minors)

The Mineur(e)s exploité(e)s sexuellement : Soutien et intégration socioprofessionnelle (Sexually exploited minors: Support and socio-professional integration) program is an initiative aimed at...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Homeless and/or runaway, Sex workers, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Northern Integration Initiative

The Northern Integration Initiative is a program that aims to reduce the high number of violent crimes and the number of violent re-offences for youth at risk of joining gangs or engaged in gang-like...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)

Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is a maternal and child health program that seeks to change the lives of low-income, first-time mothers and their children, as well as strengthen communities by helping...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Single parent
Topic: Social development, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Peer Support Services for Abused Women Exiting Prostitution

The Peer Support Services for Abused Women Exiting Prostitution project is an initiative aimed at supporting women leaving prostitution and sex work by using a client directed perspective. This...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Sex workers, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Project Venture

Project Venture is an outdoor youth development program developed by the National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) that is aimed to prevent substance abuse among Indigenous youth. The program...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Projet Hypothèse Gaia

The Projet Hypothèse Gaia is a program that is designed to reduce recidivism of sexual violence among youth and help these youth deal with the risk factors they are facing. The intervention of the...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism, Sexual violence (non-domestic)
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS)

The Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS) curriculum is a program that promotes emotional and social competencies and reduces aggression and behaviour problems in elementary school–aged...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Persons with disabilities
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

RAJO Somali Youth Empowerment Project

The RAJO (Somali word for “hope”) Somali Youth Empowerment project is a multi-agency therapeutic crime prevention and intervention program that provides culturally sensitive services to high-risk...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

SAFE eXiting from the Sex Trade (SAFEXST)

The SAFE eXiting from the Sex Trade (SAFEXST) project is an intervention aimed to help people involved in the sex trade exit safely. Implemented by the South Okanagan Women in Need Society (SOWINS)...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Homeless and/or runaway, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2), Sex workers, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Selkirk Team for At-Risk Teens (S.T.A.R.T.)

The Selkirk Team for At-Risk Teens (S.T.A.R.T.) is a coordinated inter-agency case planning program for high-risk youth in Selkirk (Manitoba) and the surrounding area which utilizes community and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Solutions de rechange et acquisitions de compétences pour les 12-24 ans

Solutions de rechange et acquisitions de compétences pour les 12-24 ans (SORACOM) is a program designed to reduce youth violence and youth gang activity in the Saint-Michel community in Montreal...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Souls Strong Project

The Souls Strong Project is a community-based intervention program implemented by the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). This program, which is based on the Wraparound approach, is aimed at...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP)

The SNAP® program is a gender-sensitive cognitive behavioural multi-component family-focused model (SNAP® Boys and SNAP® Girls). There is also SNAP® for Schools. The SNAP® program employs a...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Strengthening Families Program (SFP)

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) aims to reduce problem behaviours, delinquency, alcohol and drug abuse in children and youth and to improve social competencies and school performance. The...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Stride (Community Justice Initiatives)

The Stride program is a women-centered crime prevention program based on community and relationship building between women involved in the justice system and volunteers to better prepare for and...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Recidivism
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Ally Intervention Program

The Ally Intervention Program is a multimodal intervention program intended for youth who exhibit behavioural problems at school and at home and are considered to be at risk of school and social...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: New Brunswick, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Women's Support and Recovery Program

The Women’s Support and Recovery Program is a transitional service for women who desire to exit prostitution in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The program aims to provide the appropriate services (through...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2), Sex workers, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Working Together for a Common Purpose (Ikajuqtigiinniq)

The Government of Nunavut, in partnership with schools and local District Education Councils, the Department of Health, the RCMP, and community wellness organizations, are implementing the Working...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Nunavut
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Wraparound

Wraparound is an intensive, individualized care management program designed for youth with serious or complex emotional and/or behavioural problems. It is designed to prevent fragmentation and ‘gaps’...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Wraparound Edmonton (WrapED)

Wraparound Edmonton (WrapED), which is based on the Wraparound approach, is designed to help young people affected by violent crime move away from the threat of gangs and learn to thrive in their...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

YMCA Plusone Mentoring

YMCA Plusone Mentoring is a community-based mentoring program (traditional mentoring with a 1:1 adult to youth ratio) which places the young person at the centre of the intervention and takes into...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Placed out-of-home, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Youth at Risk Development – Hamilton (YARD Hamilton)

Youth at Risk Development (YARD Hamilton) is a youth gang prevention program implemented by the John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington and the neighbouring area in partnership with the Hamilton...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Youth Leading in a Good Way (Oshkiiwaadizag Mino Niigaaniiwad)

Youth Leading in a Good Way (Oshkiiwaadizag Mino Niigaaniiwad) is a program implemented by the West Region Child and Family Services (WRCFS) in partnership with the First Nations Inuit Health Branch...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Placed out-of-home
Topic: Academic issues, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2020-03-12 12:00:00 AM

Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (YVRP)

The Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (YVRP) – also known as the Philadelphia Youth Violence Reduction Partnership when it was the first initiative that was launched in 1999 by the Philadelphia...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM
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