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The National Crime Prevention Strategy, National Crime Prevention Centre. (Funding).


The Asante Centre for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Maple Ridge. For its Changing Time--Looking Closer at FAS project which is providing training opportunities and raising public awareness about the impact of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Through workshops, professionals and families are learning about the everyday challenges faced by individuals affected by FAS. 604-467-7101 $15,000

The Child, Family and Community Research Program, School of Social Work at the University of Victoria. For the Adults with FAS/E: Addressing the Challenges of Daily Living project. This project is conducting case studies of individuals living with FAS/E to determine what support strategies work best. The production of an educational video to serve as a resource for those living with FAS/E, service providers, and policy makers, is also part of the project. 250-721-8202 $31,750

The College of the Rockies, Kimberley Campus. For its Crime Prevention Needs Assessment. The support goes toward the development of a crime prevention needs assessment, which helps identify the roots causes of crime in the community. The needs assessment also assists in community planning, coordination of crime prevention initiatives, and the development of a crime prevention framework. 250-489-8272 $10,000

The Port McNeill RCMP Community Justice Programs Committee. To develop the Youth Crime Video, "CHOICE". Youth are being engaged in the production and dissemination of a video intended to prevent youth from engaging in criminal activities by focusing on the consequences of crime. Dissemination will take place through peer-based training to schools. 250-956-4114 $33,000

The Lytton First Nation. For its Crime Prevention and Youth Development project, which assists at-risk youth to make socially responsible decisions. The intent of the curriculum of activities, developed by local RCMP, Elders, and community organizations, is to prevent youth from involvement in the criminal justice system. 250-455-2304 $50,000

The Sezqeltqin Heath Centre-Adams Lake Indian Band in Chase. To develop Breaking Boundaries-A Positive Approach to Crime Prevention. Exercises and activities appropriate for preschool to age 17 are used to enhance self-confidence and respect of others and to develop a greater awareness of the law, crime prevention, and safety. 250-679-7726 $28,006

The Greater Trail Community Health Council. For Phase II of its Trail Gatekeeper Program. This project focuses on reducing fear of crime and isolation for seniors. Through a senior friendly telephone service, seniors are contacted by a volunteer several times a week to ensure their safety, health and well-being. The project will be replicated for other Canadian communities as well. 250-364-2232 $22,500

The Burns Lake Community Development Association. For its New Visions Initiative for Youth project to support students to live non-violent and productive lives. A curriculum, that recognizes the need for special considerations for students affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), is being developed for grades 8 and 9 students in the area. 250-692-7577 $20,300
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