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

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

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

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 Outreach Services

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

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

Community StreetSafe Initiative

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

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

Coping Power Program

The Coping Power Program is a multi-component intervention program that targets youth who are in the process of transitioning to middle school. The program targets cognitive distortions among...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

DiverseCity Housing Initiative

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

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

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

Families and Schools Together (F&ST)

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

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

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

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

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

Healthy Families

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

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

Heathly Families Initiative (HFI)

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

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

High Prairie Police Cadet Corp

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

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

High Risk Management Initiative (HRMI)

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

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

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

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

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

Matrix Model

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

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

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

Neighbourhood Development Team

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

S.810 Offender Management Program

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

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

Saddle Lake Boys and Girls Club

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

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

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

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

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

Start Smart Stay Safe (S4)

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

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

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

Strengthening Families Program (SFP) – Alberta

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

YMCA Plusone Mentoring

YMCA Plusone Mentoring is a community-based mentoring program (traditional mentoring with a 1:1 adult to youth ratio) which places the young person at the centre of the intervention and takes into...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Placed out-of-home, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-07-17 12:00:00 AM

Youth Leadership and Resilience Program

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

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

Youth Mentor Connector

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

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