Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre

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

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

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

Adult Diversion Model: Alternative Measures

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Community Outreach Services

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

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

Connect Family and Sexual Abuse Network

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

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

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

Domestic Violence Treatment Options (DVTO) Court

The Domestic Violence Treatment Option (DVTO) Court is an alternative court in the Northwest Territories (NWT) for people who have been charged with violence against their partner and/or spouse. DVTO...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon
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

Education Programming

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

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

Employment Essentials Program

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

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

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

Family Intervention Pilot (FIP)

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

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

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

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

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

Integrated Case Management (ICM) Pilot Project

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

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

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

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

McMan LifeSpan Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Program

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

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

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

Momentum Centre - Community Reintegration

The Momentum Community Reintegration Program will bridge the gap between the substance abuse healing and recovery program of the Winding River Therapeutic Community at the Headingly Correction Centre...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Recidivism
Implementation location: Manitoba
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

New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service

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

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

Night Safety Centre

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Schools as Community Hubs (SACH)

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

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

Second Chance for Young Mothers

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

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

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

Serious Violent Offender Response (SVOR)

The Serious Violent Offender Response (SVOR) is a comprehensive, targeted, and evidence-based approach intended to reduce the threat posed by high-risk violent offenders in the province of...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Servants Anonymous Facilitated Exit (SAFE)

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

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

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

Stride (Community Justice Initiatives)

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

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

The Red Path – Living Without Violence

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

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

The Relentless Youth Worker Pilot Project

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

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

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

Wellness Court - Northwest Territories

The Wellness Court is an alternative to the conventional court system that focuses on the offender rather than the offence. The court and the supporting program provide intensive supervision and...

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

Whitespruce Provincial Training Centre

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

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

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

Women's Support and Recovery Program

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

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

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: 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

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 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 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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