Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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Affinity 321

Affinity 321 is a mentorship program for youth involved in the justice system, with a focus on youth serving secure or open custody sentences. The program pairs youth with community volunteers, who...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Recidivism, Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 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: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

ASE: Youth and Community Cultural Enrichment Project

ASE is a community safety and crime prevention project, operated by the Africa Centre in Edmonton, that targets Black youth between the age of 12 to 24 to enhance their protective factors and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Recidivism, Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 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: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Circle of Courage®

The Circle of Courage® is an approach of youth empowerment that integrates the best of Western educational, Indigenous cultures and emerging research on positive youth development. This approach is...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities, Social development
Implementation location: Manitoba, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Community Connections Programs

Community Connections Programs provide youth who have been in contact with the criminal justice system with case management and access to supports and services that help address their unique risk...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism, Social development, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 12:00:00 AM

Community Intervention Model

The Community Intervention Model (CIM) helps high-risk street gang-affiliated individuals exit gang-life and become successful in their communities by connecting them to supports that meet their...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
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, Recidivism, Social development
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 12:00:00 AM

Family Violence Intervention

Family Violence Intervention provides services and support to women, men, and families living in violent or potentially violent circumstances. It is comprised of Family Violence Intervention...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Social development, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 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: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Future Forward

The Future Forward project is a life skills and employment readiness program for young offenders and at-risk youth (ages 12-25). Within cohort settings (e.g. alternative schools, community outreach...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Homeless and/or runaway, Individuals suffering from FASD, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, 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, Recidivism, Social development, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 12:00:00 AM

Girls Empowered and Strong (GES) Program

G.I.R.L.S Empowered and Strong (GES) is a program specifically for teenage girls to address any issues they may have and help them become empowered to make positive choices for themselves and their...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Property crime, Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Intercultural Youth Initiative (IYI)

The Intercultural Youth Initiative (IYI; multi-site site youth intervention) is a single, innovative hybrid program intended for youth 11 years to 15 years of age who are at high risk of criminal...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Social development
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

REACH Aboriginal Leadership Circle (RALC)

The REACH Aboriginal Leadership Circle (RALC) pilot project is a crime prevention program working to build a safe community for Aboriginal youth and families in Edmonton. The intention of this...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

REBOUND Program

The REBOUND Program is part of the Youth Diversion Program which was established in 1984. REBOUND works in partnership with the community to deliver quality programs to assist youth to make positive...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Social development
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program that seeks to reduce levels of aggression among school children by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. The...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Neighbourhoods/communities, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Social development, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

School-Based Restorative Justice Programs

School-Based Restorative Justice (SBRJ) programs are a community-based programs that aim to address bullying and conflict in schools. The program supports and respond to the needs of all youth so...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Bullying/cyberbullying, Social development
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 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: 2021-04-29 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: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Work2IT

Work2it offers supports to youth facing multiple personal barriers to training and employment.  Starting as a pilot in fall 2011 in Winnipeg and The Pas, Work2it provides pre-employment training, job...

Age group: Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Placed out-of-home
Topic: Recidivism, Social development
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2021-04-29 12:00:00 AM

Youth Crime Prevention Project (YCPP)

YCPP provides a restorative, supportive relationship with youth so that they will make positive choices in their lives, not engage in crime, and will successfully participate with their family...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2022-01-17 12:00:00 AM
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