Youth Violence Prevention

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    Taxonomy Code: FN-1500.9700

    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of violent acts committed by youth on the streets, in the schools or in other settings through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with families, the schools, health care providers, law enforcement officials and/or the community at large. The program may provide information about model/promising prevention and intervention programs and crisis response strategies; descriptions of the risk factors associated with youth violence; research including statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens; outreach; and/or presentations that may be tailored for a variety of audiences.

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    BUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTHSupplies innovative, high quality, user friendly resources that help children, teens, parents, educators, and others cope with the many vital issues facing today's youth. Areas of concern and publishing activity include substance abuse, violence prevention, conflict resolution, child abuse, teenage sexuality, and self esteem.SuffolkBUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTHBUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTH
    GANG PREVENTION COORDINATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides support to community agencies dealing with gang related activities. Coordinates existing community-based gang prevention, intervention programs and reinforces strategies that are closely aligned with law enforcement efforts.NassauGANG PREVENTION COORDINATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    GUN VIOLENCE REDUCTIONOffers a community outreach program for at risk youth, residents, organizations and businesses in the Incorporated Village of Hempstead aimed at reducing gun violence and strengthening the community through partnership Provides referrals to appropriate agencies, educational and employment assessments along with crisis intervention and conflict mediation,.NassauGUN VIOLENCE REDUCTIONFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    HEMPSTEAD COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)Provides assistance to the low income community and to the community at large in organizing issues which affect the community such as housing, education, employment opportunities, drugs and youth violence. Call for more information. Also offers Youth Council, Summer Youth Program, Youth Soccer Program, Senior Citizen Program and Immigration Assistance.NassauHEMPSTEAD COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    NATIONAL GANG CENTERAssists state and local jurisdictions in the monitoring and analysis of gang-related activity and offers strategies for anti-gang programs.NATIONAL GANG CENTERNATIONAL GANG CENTER
    PROJECT STRIVE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMConducts an afterschool psycho-educational/prevention program focusing on skill building, conflict resolution, and violence prevention for elementary schools in the Patchogue-Medford School District.SuffolkPROJECT STRIVE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMPATCHOGUE-MEDFORD YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.
    SNUG VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAMEngages residents, private industry, and community-based organizations in reducing and preventing shootings and violence. Outreach workers serve as peer mentors for a caseload of high-risk individuals who they work with on a regular basis to reach potential perpetrators, identify the core reasons for gun violence, and assist them to obtain needed services such as job training and drug abuse counseling. A project of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.SuffolkSNUG VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAMECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    S.T.R.O.N.G. YOUTH, INC.Works to reduce gang violence and promote a variety of opportunities and other competencies that give the youth in the local community alternatives to a violent life on the street.Provides a wide array of services for youth already involved in the criminal system including case management, social work services, counseling, and Moral Reconation Therapy. Also provides community based and school based prevention services to youth at risk for engaging in criminal.NassauS.T.R.O.N.G. YOUTH, INC.S.T.R.O.N.G. YOUTH, INC.
    THE MCGRUFF CRIME DOG BULLY PREVENTION SAFETY PROGRAMThe McGruff program offers children in grades K-9 important personal safety lessons while getting them actively involved in the learning process. It seeks to give children the social tools they need to recognize bullying behavior, prevent it from occuring and handle it effectively. The program runs for 4 consecutive weeks: one day per week for 30 minutes, taught by a Suffolk County Sheriff.SuffolkTHE MCGRUFF CRIME DOG BULLY PREVENTION SAFETY PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    WHAT'S UP? GIRL TALKProvides a one-hour workshop for 7th-8th grade girls on preventing relational aggression. Schools may call to request special scheduling of this workshop.NassauWHAT'S UP? GIRL TALKCAPS-CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICES
    YMCA FAMILY SERVICE BRANCH-HOLTSVILLEOffers Suffolk County residents and their families, ages 6-99, a variety of services which include: individual, family and group counseling for substance abuse treatment, These services are offered in Spanish as well. Also offer youth counseling, ages 6-21, to help strengthen the family in life situations through counseling, which include: help with the transition of divorce, anxiety and stress, foster care adjustment and many other types of life areas. Also offer prevention services to strengthen and build the community. These services are mainly offered in the schools through evidence based program to prevent violence, alcohol and drug use, teen pregnancy and promote overall healthy living. We provide workshops in the community that give resources and information that the community has identified as a need, such as gambling, heroin use, how to talk with your kids, and healthy ways to cope with stress. Also provide bully free training and services to camps across all ages. Also tailor trainings and workshops to meet needs that organizations feel could benefit the community at large.SuffolkYMCA FAMILY SERVICE BRANCH-HOLTSVILLEYMCA OF LONG ISLAND, INC.
    YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED**During the COVID pandemic, the EOC switchboard is staffed part time from 7:30 to 1 pm M-F with no voicemail option. If you are unable to reach a staff member, please call back during the hours indicated.** Offers a comprehensive year round program including participation in local youth councils and a County-wide youth council. Summer programs include youth employment, leisure time and recreational/cultural activities. Also offers a Martial Arts Program, career explorations, Martin Luther King Scholarship which is given annually to deserving students, and the Kearse Soccer Clinic. Year round individual and family counseling offered. Tutorial and homework assistance is also available as well as workshops on substance prevention, underage drinking, teenage pregnancy, and HIV/AIDS. Call for more information.NassauYOUTH OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITEDECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.

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