Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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Abbotsford Youth Crime Prevention (AYCP) Program

The Abbotsford Youth Crime Prevention (AYCP) Program was based on the Wraparound approach in order to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors to steer youth away from criminal/gang...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Homeless and/or runaway, Victims of crime, Visible minority/ethnic group, 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

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: 2018-04-23 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

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

Crime Reduction and Education Division (CRED)

This project amplifies and builds on the achievements of the highly successful Crime Reduction and Education Division (CRED) program, a youth gang intervention and prevention program that intervenes...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
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

Durham Youth Gang Strategy (DYGS)

The Durham Youth Gang Strategy (DYGS) is a comprehensive program developed by the Durham Family Court Clinic (DFCC) and the Murray McKinnon Foundation (MMF) to support prevention and intervention...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: 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: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Eastside Aboriginal Space for Youth (EASY)

The Eastside Aboriginal Space for Youth (EASY) program, otherwise known as Creating Healthy Aboriginal Role Models (CHARM), is a program designed to provide socio-recreational and life skills...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia
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

Gang Prevention Strategy (GPS)

The Gang Prevention Strategy (GPS) is a gang prevention program aimed at identifying youth at risk of gang involvement and providing them with treatment to reduce their risk factors and ultimately...

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: Ontario
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: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

In It Together - Abbotsford Comprehensive Community Action for Gang Reduction

In It Together, 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: 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

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

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

Positive Alternative to Youth Gangs (PAYG)

The Positive Alternative to Youth Gangs (PAYG) program works with high risk, ethno-racial minority youth living in the Jane-Finch community of Toronto to prevent them from joining street gangs or...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Prevention Intervention Toronto (PIT)

Prevention Intervention Toronto (PIT) is a 36-week intervention cycle that is comprised of three distinct phases: Needs Assessment (8 weeks), Group Training (20 weeks), and Integration (8 weeks)...

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
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Programme cognitif-comportemental appliqué à des adolescentes hébergées en centre jeunesse

The Programme cognitif-comportemental appliqué à des adolescentes hébergées en centre jeunesse is a program that employs cognitive behavioural techniques to address problematic behaviours displayed...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Property crime, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation, Teen dating violence
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Programme de suivi intensif de Montréal/Gangs de rue (PSI-MTL/GDR)

The Programme de suivi intensif de Montréal/Gangs de rue (PSI-MTL/GDR) works with teenagers and young adults who are involved in or at high-risk of becoming involved in criminal gang activity. This...

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

Project Youth Options for Success (Project YOS)

The Project Youth Options for Success (Project YOS), is based on the Wraparound and the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.). Project YOS works with youth, the family, the school...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), 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: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

RADAR: Re-Engaging Academically Disconnected Adolescents Respectfully

Re-Engaging Academically Disconnected Adolescents Respectfully (RADAR) is an initiative designed to fill gaps in support for Calgary youth aged 13 to 15 who are on the spectrum of homelessness and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Homeless and/or runaway, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, 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

Regina Anti-Gang Services (RAGS)

Regina Anti-Gang Services (RAGS) was developed in 2007 in response to the high level of gang activity in the North Central neighbourhood of Regina. It offered support to gang-involved youth in one of...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, 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, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
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

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

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

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: 2018-04-23 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: 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

The Regina Intersectoral Partnership - TRiP

The Regina Intersectoral Partnerships (TRiP) is a three-component, multi-sector, collaborative and risk-driven initiative designed to improve community safety and well-being in Regina, Saskatchewan. ...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism, Self-harm/suicide
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Training Resources for Youth (T.R.Y.), Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) and Genisis

These integrated case management and employment readiness (or return to school) programs are exclusively for justice involved youth. Several programs fall under the ‘employment readiness’ category...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Individuals suffering from FASD, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Property crime, Recidivism
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Winnipeg YGPF Projects

The Winnipeg YGPF Projects are five community-based projects that provide services and supports to gang-involved youth and those at risk of gang involvement: Circle of Courage: Through cultural...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, 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: Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Manitoba
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: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Wraparound Surrey: A Youth Driven Plan for Gang Violence Prevention

Wraparound Surrey is an adaptation of the general Wraparound approach. Wraparound Surrey provides prosocial alternatives for youth at-risk of gang involvement, youth who display gang associated...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 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: 2018-07-17 12:00:00 AM

Youth Advocate Program (YAP)

The Youth Advocate Program (YAP) is an intervention that addresses the risk factors that make youth vulnerable to gang influence and involvement, such as a lack of school attachment and positive role...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Alliance Against Gang Violence (YAAGV)

The Youth Alliance Against Gang Violence (YAAGV), also known as the Warrior Spirit Walking program, is a community-based crime prevention program that focuses on the multiple determinants of criminal...

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

Youth At Risk Development (YARD)

The Youth at Risk Development (YARD) program is a city-wide program that focuses primarily on prevention and intervention, addressing the roots of gang involvement at the individual level by...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 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: 2018-04-23 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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