Gang Prevention

Resources: Crisis Helplines

If someone's life is in danger, call 911 or your local emergency number. We have shared crisis support services for specific needs.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Resource: A Law Enforcement Official’s Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model

This guide (PDF, 4 pages) by the National Gang Center and Institute for Intergovernmental Research provides law enforcement with an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive

Parents’ Guide to Gangs: Now Available in Spanish

NGC has published a Spanish version of the Parents' Guide to Gangs. This resource is designed to provide parents with answers to common questions about gangs and to help them recognize and prevent gang involvement.

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“The key is to be positive and do positive things ... It’s hard at the beginning, but if you have people trying to help you and show you tools … then it’s worth a try and you won’t regret it.”