The Division of Violence Prevention partners with Boston communities to address and prevent multiple forms of violence and related trauma by supporting our strengths and assets so all residents and neighborhoods thrive.
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Neighborhood Trauma Team Network
Neighborhood Trauma Team Network offers services for individuals, families, and communities affected by community violence.
Capacity Building and Training
Learn about how we build capacity in the City of Boston.
A program aimed at giving youths the tools to create a healthy social environment.
Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Initiative
The VIP Initiative is a violence prevention strategy. It reduces street violence in city neighborhoods using increased community organization and mobilization.
Dee Kennedy Family Justice Center
The Dee Kennedy Family Justice Center of Boston is a community of agencies providing services to those who have been affected by and/or exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse or human trafficking.
Safe And Successful Youth Initiative (SSYI)
SSYI is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive service delivery strategy to increase positive outcomes for youth who are the most at risk of being victims or perpetrators of gun violence.