Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre

The 2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre, operated by the Lakeland Centre for FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder), is a residential addiction treatment centre in Cold Lake for women who are pregnant...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Individuals suffering from FASD
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

ACCESS Open Minds

ACCESS Open Minds - New Brunswick (NB) is a Canadian research project looking to find the best practices for providing mental health care to young persons. ACCESS Open Minds seeks to create and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-06-08 12:00:00 AM

Adult Diversion Model: Alternative Measures

The Adult Diversion program has existed in New Brunswick since 1998. In 2014, the New Brunswick Adult Diversion model (Alternative Measures) was redesigned to provide effective, efficient and timely...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders
Topic: Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Armoury Youth Centre

The Armoury Youth Centre (AYC) was created to address the issue of youth homelessness and associated activities such as drug use, violence, theft, vandalism, gang activity and victimization. The AYC...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Assessment, Support, Intervention and Success Team (ASIST)

The Assessment Support Intervention and Success Team (ASIST) focuses on youth who have been expelled or are at risk of expulsion from their current school as a result of violent and/or anti-social...

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

Assisting Immigrant Mothers (AIM)

Assisting Immigrant Mother’s Project (AIM) utilizes a two-tier wraparound services approach to build protective factors in immigrant youth and mothers living in Calgary Housing Company (CHC). AIM...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Bamboo Shield

Bamboo Shield is focused on positive youth development. The project was introduced to stem the tide of a growing number of Aboriginal and newcomer youth sliding into substance use and criminal...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Blueprint Pathways

Blueprint Pathways, a program from the BluePrintForLife group, is an initiative that aims to empower youth in detention and custody facilities by using hip hop and group discussions on mental health...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Building A Safer Community Through Inclusive Learning

The project was conceived as a crime prevention initiative that would reduce crime and social disorder in and around the Stanley Milner A. Library, Edmonton (downtown). The premise was that security...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Building Bridges: Creating Resiliency

The Building Bridges: Creating Resiliency program was created as a school/community-based outreach program for at-risk youth in Lethbridge and area. The program aims to increase resiliency of at-risk...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Caring Dads and Safe Exchange Programs

Caring Dads is a 17-week psycho-educational group program for men who have abused or neglected their children or exposed them to abuse of their mothers. Children of these men are often adversely...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Families
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Chestermere Crime Reduction Partnership

The Chestermere Crime Reduction Partnership (CCRP) supports youth 12 – 24 years old who are involved in criminal activity or at risk of becoming involved in crime and/or gang activity. The social...

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: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Circle of Courage Youth Intervention Program

The Circle of Courage Youth Intervention Program, based on the program Circle of Courage®, aims to provide culturally sensitive intervention to at-risk youth active in the criminal justice system...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community Action for Healthy Relationships (CAHR) Network

The Community Action for Healthy Relationships (CAHR) Network is a collaborative partnership that began in 2010 within Athabasca, Barrhead and Westlock to address family violence (FV) and...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community Outreach Services

The Jasper Community Team (JCT) collaborates with organizations, agencies, and community representatives to improve the health of the Town of Jasper. During the first year of the three-year pilot...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community StreetSafe Initiative

The Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) StreetSafe Initiative was born out of the recognition of a need for increased safety for residents, businesses, staff and clients of the Boyle Street...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Homeless and/or runaway, Individuals suffering from FASD, Persons with disabilities, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Drug trafficking, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Connect Family and Sexual Abuse Network

Connect Family and Sexual Abuse Network is a collaborative network that provides a coordinated interagency response to sexual assault/abuse and domestic violence/abuse. The Connect collaborative...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Sexual violence (non-domestic)
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Connections Program

The Connections Program provides targeted support services and interventions to students in grades 7 through 12 identified as being at risk of becoming involved with (or who already involved in) the...

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

DiverseCity Housing Initiative

DiverseCity Housing Initiative is helping people with concurrent disorders, health issues, criminal justice involvement, and homelessness turn their lives around by providing them with a home and...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Homeless and/or runaway
Topic: 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

Domestic Conflict Response Team

The Domestic Conflict Response Team (DCRT) is a partnership between Calgary Police Service (CPS), Child and Family Services Authority (CFSA), Homefront, and Closer to Home Community Services. The...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Domestic Violence Response Unit (DVRU)

In 2010, the High Level Community Policing Society, in partnership with the local RCMP detachment, North Peace Tribal Council Child and Family Service, and Northwest Alberta Child and Family Services...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Eden Valley ART Program

The Eden Valley ART Program was created following an identified opportunity to engage youth in the community from grades 5-12 at the Chief Jacob Bearspaw School. These students, some of whom had had...

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: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Edmonton Coalition of Crime Councils

The Edmonton Coalition of Crime Councils (ECCC) initiative supported the development of community-led crime prevention groups (‘crime councils’) in areas of Edmonton with crime and disorder issues...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Neighbourhoods/communities
Topic: Drug trafficking, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Hubs/situation tables, Property crime, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Education Programming

Corrections-based education programming is offered in multiple correctional facilities throughout the province. Addressing education and employment risks directly affect a client’s potential to...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Academic issues, Recidivism
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Elder Abuse Response Team (EART)

The Elder Abuse Response Team (EART) was established in Calgary as a partnership between Calgary Police Service, Carya (formerly Calgary Family Services), and the Kerby Centre. The team...

Age group: Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Victims of crime
Topic: Elder abuse and neglect
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Employment Essentials Program

The Employment Essentials Program is offered within secure and reduced custody facilities in Saskatchewan. It is an employment readiness program that helps offenders work on all five areas of...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Academic issues, Recidivism
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

ExCel Assisted Reintegration from Custody to Home (ARCH)

The ARCH program is targeted to youth serving open custody sentences at the Enviros ExCel Discovery Program and provides up to six months of post-discharge service through an individualized support...

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

Families and Schools Together (F&ST)

In Calgary, high stress and social isolation of families with children is becoming more commonplace. Parents work all day and arrive home late and tired, which limits their opportunity for meaningful...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family and Youth Supports

The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) serves immigrants and refugees through settlement and integration services, English language training, and employment supports. Within EMCN’s Family...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Persons with disabilities, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family Intervention Pilot (FIP)

The Family Intervention Pilot (FIP) is an innovative initiative that supports low income, lone mothers with previous criminal justice involvement (whose children have been identified to be at risk of...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Single parent, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family Violence Outreach Team

The Family Violence Outreach Team (FVOT) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary initiative undertaken to enhance the community and RCMP response to incidents of family violence within Wetaskiwin RCMP...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family Violence Prevention

The project was designed to address the impact of family violence in the community by engaging victims in support, collaboration, and risk assessment to ensure they have a role in criminal justice...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Full Circle Mentoring Program

The Full Circle Mentoring Program (FCMP) teaches youth traditional Aboriginal culture through arts and crafts. The program was designed to serve youth in grades K-12 primarily focusing on First...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Girls Circle

The Girls Circle model is a unique gender-based program that addresses the needs of girls by focusing on increasing connections, building empathic skills, and developing resiliency. The Girls Circle...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Prince Edward Island
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Healthy Families

The Healthy Families project was created to support and provide information to current and expectant parents of the Bigstone Cree Nation who are at risk of trauma, violence, mental health issues, and...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Heathly Families Initiative (HFI)

The Healthy Families Initiative (HFI) pilot project is a two year multi-Ministry initiative aimed to address complex issues facing Saskatchewan’s most vulnerable families. The pilot is being...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

High Conflict Custody and Parenting Program (HCCPP)

The High Conflict Custody Parenting Program (HCCPP) provides short-term counselling for high conflict separating or divorcing parents with a history of domestic violence, and who have ongoing custody...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

High Prairie Police Cadet Corp

The High Prairie Cadet Corp project engages Aboriginal youth in activities that build leadership skills, pride, and motivation to succeed. The project was designed to encompass weekly activities such...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Bullying/cyberbullying, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

High Risk Management Initiative (HRMI)

The High Risk Management Initiative (HRMI) is a collaborative pilot project that works with extremely high-risk domestic violence cases that have a long, repetitive, and serious criminal history...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Homes Fires Family Program (formerly Chimatawa Family Youth Project)

The Homes Fires Family Youth Program targets at-risk Aboriginal children/youth and their parents/caregivers. Participating youth and parents have been referred by other participants, other service...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Immigrant and Refugee Mentoring Program

The Immigrant and Refugee Mentoring Project is a partnership between the Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area (BGCBigs), the Canadian Council for the Advancement of...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Integrated Domestic Violence Treatment Program

The program provides a variety of integrated services to both offenders and victims of domestic violence. The mandated component of the program is integrated with police, courts, probation, Alberta...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Individuals suffering from FASD, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Persons with disabilities, Victims of crime
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Integrated Service Delivery

Integrated Service Delivery (ISD) is a local and regional governance and service delivery framework that enables partners to better work together, using a coordinated and integrated approach to meet...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Ka Goola' Program

The project provides support to victims of crime, particularly violent crime and domestic violence, in the community of Chateh (Assumption). Chateh is a First Nations community (Dene Tha' First...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Keeping Somali Youth Out of Street Gangs and Drugs

Canada has one of the largest Somali populations in the Western world and nearly 20,000 members of the Somali community live in the Edmonton area. Children of immigrant and refugee families face a...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Learning Through The Arts

Learning Through The Arts (LTTA) brings specially-trained dramatic artists, musicians, visual artists, dancers, and writers to work creatively with teachers and community program coordinators to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Maskwacis Family Violence Unit (MFVU)

The Maskwacis Family Violence Unit (MFVU) is a collaborative and interdisciplinary initiative originally undertaken by the following six partners: Ermineskin Women’s Shelter Society, Maskwacis RCMP...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Matrix Model

The Edmonton Drug Treatment and Community Restoration Court (EDTCRC) is an alternate approach to address the link between drug addiction and crime. EDTCRC provides court supervision, case management...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

McMan LifeSpan Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Program

The McMan LifeSpan FASD Program provides one-on-one supportive mentorship and intensive case management for youth transitioning to adulthood and adults affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Mentoring for Inclusion

The Mentoring for Inclusion program is a crime prevention initiative designed to address the vulnerability of immigrant and refugee children and youth by building resilience through mentorship with...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Multi-Agency School Support Team (MASST)

The Multi-Agency School Support Team (MASST) is an early intervention initiative that supports children who are exhibiting behaviour that puts them at risk for increased or ongoing criminal...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Music Factory Project

The Music Factory Project took place in Cold Lake, Stoney Nation, and Calgary. It was designed to enrich the lives of vulnerable, at-risk youth so that they may experience success, improve...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

My Life My Body Program: A healthy relationships and sexuality program for the disability community

The My Life, My Body program is a one-year healthy relationships and sexuality program operated by the Yukon Association For Community Living with support from the Crime Prevention Victim Services...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Individuals suffering from FASD, Persons with disabilities, Victims of crime
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Sexual violence (non-domestic), Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Neighbourhood Development Team

The Neighbourhood Development Team addresses crime and social disorder issues primarily from youth activity: graffiti, vandalism, drug/alcohol related offences, theft/burglary, and large/intimidating...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Neighbourhoods/communities
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Hubs/situation tables, Property crime, Situational crime prevention, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service

The New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service (New in Town) addresses the specific challenges that Aboriginal people who are new to Edmonton. Loss of traditional supports; feelings of isolation...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Night Safety Centre

Run by the Edmonton Police Service (EPS), the Night Safety Centre Partnership provides individuals who are involved in sexual exploitation temporary safety from violence, respite from the street...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2), Sex workers, Victims of crime
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Pohna: Keepers of the Fire

Pohna: Keepers of the Fire was created in response to a request by the Edmonton Police Service for support from the community to find a way to intervene with groups of youth aged 11 to 17 involved in...

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: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Police and Crisis Team (PACT)

Grande Prairie Police and Crisis Team (PACT) provides a joint mental health/police team available for response to mental health crises; an integrated intervention model which ensures proper...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

POWER Youth Initiative (PYI)

Red Deer has experienced a consistent increase in youth gang activities, availability of drugs/weapons and indicators of social disorder, such as graffiti, vandalism, prostitution and intoxication in...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Homeless and/or runaway, 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, Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Preschool Functional Behaviour Assessment

The Preschool Functional Behaviour Assessment Project employs the use of the evidence-based practice of functional behaviour assessment (FBA) to treat preschoolers at CASA Child, Adolescent and...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Rainbow Youth Centre - Youth C.A.R.E. (Creating a Respectful Environment)

The Raibow Youth Centre – Youth C.A.R.E is an initiative providing services to youth aged 11-19 years, using a holistic and well-being approach. Services are prevention-based and respond to the...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

RCMP Intervention and Diversion Program

The RCMP Intervention and Diversion Program operates at the level of extrajudicial measures and provides a community-based means of addressing youth offending. The program is based on the...

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

REACH Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI)

The REACH Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI) pilot project is a crime prevention program working to build a safe community for immigrant and refugee families in Edmonton. The intention of this...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Reaching For a Good Life (RFGL)

The Reaching for A Good Life (RFGL) Program is for men who experience conflict in their intimate relationships and struggle to resolve their issues in non-abusive and non-violent ways. It is an...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Reclaiming Youth with Hope: A Hope-Focused Service-learning Project

The foundation for a Hope-Focused Service Learning (HFSL) project is built on the premise that the prospect of hope encourages individuals to work toward a desired and possible future. The...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Ree*Start

The Edmonton John Howard Society began delivering the Ree*Start program (at the time called the Community Youth Work program) in 1997. The Ree*Start program (Resources, Education, Employment...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Restorative Justice Project

Alberta Conflict Transformation Society (ACTS) provides community conferencing for offenders and victims in a restorative justice process in order to assist the offender, victim(s), and community in...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Victims of crime, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Property crime, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

S.810 Offender Management Program

The S.810 Offender Management Program (OMP) provides violent and/or sexual offenders who have served their full statutory sentences a safe residential transition, where they can address the...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Homeless and/or runaway
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism, Sexual violence (non-domestic)
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Saddle Lake Boys and Girls Club

The Saddle Lake Boys & Girls Club created a community engagement project to restore relational infrastructure and create safety for children and families through volunteerism, family outreach, and...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Self-harm/suicide
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Schools as Community Hubs (SACH)

The REACH Schools as Community Hubs (SACH) pilot project was a crime prevention program working to build a safe community for children, youth, and their families in Edmonton. The intent of this...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Academic issues, Hubs/situation tables
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Second Chance for Young Mothers

The Second Chance for Young Mothers (SCFYM) program was developed by the Enoch Cree Nation to address the growing need for social supports for young Aboriginal mothers (under 30 years old). The...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD
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: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Servants Anonymous Facilitated Exit (SAFE)

Servants Anonymous Facilitated Exit (SAFE) provides a five bed ‘early intervention’ stabilization housing facility and program. It is a 30 day “street to treatment” transition and stabilization...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Sex workers, Victims of crime
Topic: Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Shared Community School Resource Officer

In 2009, Delburne, Trochu and Elnora, three rural communities in Central Alberta, came together to sponsor the School Resource Officer (SRO) project. The communities were concerned about an increase...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Bullying/cyberbullying, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre (CAC)

The Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre (CAC), working with founding partners – Calgary  Police Service (CPS), Calgary and Area Child and Family Services (CFS), Justice Calgary Crown Prosecutors’...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Siksika Family Violence Response Initiative (FVRI)

The Siksika Family Violence Response Initiative (FVRI) was established to address the high rates of domestic and family violence on Siksika Nation. Working in partnership with the RCMP Gleichen...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Start Smart Stay Safe (S4)

Start Smart Stay Safe Children and Families (S4) is composed of two complementary projects: one focused on children in schools (the S4 Children’s Project) and the second focused on children and their...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) – New Roads

New Roads is based on the Stop Now and Plan (SNAP®) evidence-based program for crime prevention with children under 12. New Roads educates and supports participants by offering an understanding of...

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

Street Smarts Program - Touchstone Family Association

Touchstone Family Association has implemented an integrated, wrap-around approach to servicing vulnerable youth at-risk of gang involvement. The Street Smarts Program provides mentorship/outreach...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: 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: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Drug trafficking, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Strengthening Families Program (SFP) – Alberta

Strengthening Families is a pilot program in Calgary for couples experiencing both domestic violence and substance use issues. It is a specialized counselling program to address the complex...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Taking Shelter with Literacy (TSWL)

The Taking Shelter with Literacy project incorporated promising practice to increase literacy for women’s shelters in Alberta in order to reduce re-victimization of families who have experienced...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Teen Centre Crime Reduction Pilot Project

The Teen Centre grew out of a need identified by the Town of Whitecourt to reduce high-risk behaviours such as substance abuse, drug dealing, vandalism, shop lifting, bullying, family violence and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Drug trafficking, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Teslin Youth Projects 2016: Born to Fly

The Born to Fly program is an adventure-based club for girls, ranging from grades 3 to 8.  The group is a safe place for them to come have fun, learn new skills, and receive tips on how to handle...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Hub - Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime (BPRC) Initiative

Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime (BPRC) is a cross-government approach that aims to reduce crime, victimization and create safer and healthier communities by addressing crime prevention...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Neighbourhoods/communities
Topic: Hubs/situation tables, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Red Path – Living Without Violence

The Red Path – Living Without Violence program provides community-based, culturally appropriate treatment and preventative services for First Nations members convicted of domestic violence assault...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Relentless Youth Worker Pilot Project

The project involved five specially trained Relentless Youth Workers who connected with high risk youth, carrying out “interruptions with a purpose”. The intent of these connections was to build...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Way In: A Program to Engage Aboriginal Youth and their Families

The Way In was designed to be a wrap-around service delivery project that is based on a series of promotional, prevention, and intervention activities. The Aboriginal Commitment Coach (ACC) position...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, 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
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Tools for Success

The Tools for Success program was implemented by the Alberta Somali Community Centre (ASCC) following the identification of the need to address the disengagement between the schools, Somali parents...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Turnabout

Turnabout is a Manitoba-wide integrated response to children under the age of 12 years who have come into contact with the police for actions that may result in charges if they were 12 years or...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Urban Games Project

The Urban Games Project reflected a collective commitment to address vulnerable youths’ disengagement from themselves, others, social systems, and the community. High-risk youth become disengaged in...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Whitespruce Provincial Training Centre

The Whitespruce Provincial Training Centre located in Yorkton, Saskatchewan is a reduced custody facility designed to facilitate offender labour market attachment. Offenders are given assistance...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Recidivism, Social development
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Young Educated Long-Term Leaders (YELL) Girls Group

iHuman’s Young Educated Long-Term Leaders (YELL) Girls Group was developed in response to a gap in services in Edmonton’s inner city. YELL’s primary focus was girls already involved in the criminal...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, 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

Youth Diversion Model: Extrajudicial Sanctions

The youth diversion program has existed in NB since 1984. In 2014, the New Brunswick youth diversion model, Extrajudicial Sanctions (EJS), was redesigned to provide effective, efficient and timely...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Inclusive Neighbourhoods (YIN) Program

Over a three year period, the Youth Inclusive Neighbourhoods (YIN) project utilized the ‘Youth Inclusion Programme' model to bring the community together in order to address factors that put youth...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Intervention Program (YIP)

The Youth Intervention Program (YIP) program involves collaboration between Grande Prairie Crime Prevention, the RCMP, and partnering community agencies. It takes a preventative and intervention...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Leadership and Resilience Program

Youth from the Kainai (Blood) Reserve live in a community with some challenges, including poverty, drugs, alcohol abuse, and violence. These can be multi-generational issues which place some youth at...

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

Youth Mentor Connector

The Youth Mentor Connector Program was designed as a free program for youth aged 12 – 25 who are at risk of becoming involved or have been involved with criminal activity. This volountary program...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM
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