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The Society for Children and Youth of BC. For its Child and Youth Friendly Communities program through orientation workshops and community support workshops. By providing regional workshops, the project is improving the safety and well-being of children and youth, ultimately leading to safer communities. 604-433-4180 $38,500

Abbotsford Police Department. For its Community Resource Tool Belt project. In an effort to assist in timely and effective problem solving for police and community service providers, a tool belt will be provided to on duty officers to help refer people in need of assistance to community services, such as counseling or crisis housing services. 604-864-4718 $30,500

The Asante Centre for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Maple Ridge. For its Changing Time--Looking Closer at FAS project which provides training opportunities and raises public awareness about the impact of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Through workshops and professionals, 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, University of Victoria. For the Adults with FAS/E: Addressing the Challenges of Daily Living project which conducts 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

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

Lytton First Nation. For its Crime Prevention and Youth Development project, which is assisting 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 Health Centre-Adams Lake Indian Band, in Chase. To develop the 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 College of the Rockies, Kimberley Campus. For its Crime Prevention Needs Assessment for Kimberley. The support goes toward the development of a crime prevention needs assessment, which helps identify the root 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 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.

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Prince George. For The Elder and Youth Empowerment Project which has been designed to help young at-risk Aboriginal mothers to become responsible parents and adults. The project is matching young mothers with Elders in the community in order to provide a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas, experiences, values, and cultural traditions. A model and training manual are being developed in order to help other communities implement a similar type of initiative. 250-563-1113 $47,000

The Tsay Keh Dene First Nation. For its Tsay Keh Dene Safe and Healthy Community Project. By providing training workshops on self-esteem, drug and alcohol awareness, and leadership and mentoring, this project aims to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth living in the Fort Ware area. 250-562-8882 $50,000

North West--The Stewart Youth Community Development Society. For its Stewart Youth Community Development Project. This project aims to promote healthy lifestyle choices for youth by developing a bullying prevention program offered through community workshops that focus on self-esteem, problem solving, and leadership skills. 250-636-2472 $5,000

The Taku River Tlingit First Nation. For its Building Bridges for a Safer Community project. By developing an Elder/Youth mentoring program that provides anger management training and workshops on drug and alcohol awareness, this project aims to reduce crime and victimization, and to promote and facilitate well-being of youth and other members of this community. 250-651-7936 $20,000
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