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

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

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

Alternative Suspension (AS)

Alternative Suspension (AS) is a program aimed at providing tailored interventions and support to youth who have been suspended from school or who are at-risk of being suspended; AS is designed to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Saskatchewan
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

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

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 Justice Program - Northwest Territories

Community Justice Programs in the Northwest Territories (NWT) are managed by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) in partnership with the Aboriginal Justice Strategy (AJS). Community...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Hubs/situation tables
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
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

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

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

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

Fourth ‘R’: Strategies for Healthy Youth Relationships

The Fourth ‘R’: Strategies for Healthy Youth Relationships (Fourth ‘R’) program is an interactive classroom curriculum that aims to reduce youth dating violence by addressing youth violence and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Bullying/cyberbullying, Teen dating violence
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
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

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 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

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

Healing to Wellness Court

The Elsipogtog Healing to Wellness Court (HWC) is a specialized session of Provincial Court. It is a therapeutic court, an alternative to detention, intended to address underlying issues such as...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Individuals suffering from FASD, Persons with disabilities, Victims of crime, 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, Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LifeSkills® Training (LST) Program

The LifeSkills® Training (LST) program is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program developed over 30 years ago by Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin, a leading expert in substance abuse prevention...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouses

Lighthouses program is a youth crime-prevention program supported by Manitoba Justice. It is an initiative of Neighbourhoods Alive (NA!)! NA! is a long-term, community-based, social and economic...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime, Situational crime prevention
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Looking After Children (LAC)

Looking After Children (LAC) is a program designed to improve the care provided to children and youth placed in foster families. By promoting youth development and resilience, the LAC program aims to...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Placed out-of-home
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: 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

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

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

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

The Multisystemic Therapy (MST) program is an intensive family- and community-based treatment intervention that focuses on working with families in the settings in which the problem behaviours occur...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Ontario, Quebec
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

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

Pathways to Education Program

The Pathways to Education Program, otherwise known as Pathways, provides multi-faceted and long-term support to young people living in low-income neighbourhoods. The program is centered on academic...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
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

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

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

PréCrimAdo Program

The PréCrimAdo Program (Prévenir la criminalisation chez les adolescents à haut risque par l’application de l’approche de médiation en centre jeunesse) strives to prevent the criminalization of youth...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
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

Program for Rapid and Intensive Intervention for Families (PIRIMF)

The Program for rapid and intensive intervention for families (Programme d’intervention rapide et intensive en milieu familial - PIRIMF), which was designed and tested by the Centre jeunesse de...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
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 d’intervention en délinquance du Centre jeunesse de la Montérégie

The programme d’intervention en délinquance consists of two key interventions: Aggression Replacement Training (ART®) and PACIS (programme pour adolescents ayant commis des infractions sexuelles)...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Victims of crime, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism, Sexual violence (non-domestic)
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 Towards No Drug Abuse (TND)

Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) is a school-based program consisting of twelve 40- to 50-minute lessons that include motivational activities, social skills training, and decision-making...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use
Implementation location: Ontario
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: 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

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

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

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

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: 2018-06-08 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 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: 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

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: 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

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

Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy (ROE) 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: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
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

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

School Resource Officer (SRO) Program

The School Resource Officer (SRO) Program supports the placement of Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) Constables in elementary, middle and high schools within various school divisions in Winnipeg...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Drug trafficking, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario
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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Velocity Adventure Program

The Velocity Adventure program, otherwise known as Velocity, is an adventure-based program for youth aimed at reducing antisocial behaviour, increasing attachment to school, and reducing substance...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Newfoundland and Labrador
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

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: 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

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 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 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 Inclusion Program (YIP)

The Youth Inclusion Program (YIP) is a neighbourhood-based initiative that aims to reduce youth crime and antisocial behaviour by creating a safe place where youth can go to learn new skills, take...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec
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 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 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

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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