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    Programs offered by community and law enforcement agencies that attempt to reduce the incidence of gang violence by providing counseling, recreational activities and other preventive alternatives; and/or by establishing direct contact with gang members, mediating intergang disputes, facilitating intergang communication and mobilizing the community to support gangs in finding nonviolent ways to reconcile their differences.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Family Resources (Greeley) - Weld County Department of Human ServicesOffers free case management and supportive services for families. Case Managers partner with families to identify needs and will then connect them to programs and services within the community in order to help in the achievement of goals. Specific services offered: - Case management - Support groups - Parenting education - referrals for community services - Counseling/therapy connections - Educational groups (i.e. character development, gang prevention, substance abuse awareness) - Bilingual staff and interpreters Weld CountyGreeley - Weld County Department of Human ServicesWeld County Department of Human Services
    Gang Reduction Initiative of Denver (Minoru Yasui Plaza Building) - City of DenverProvides one-on-one mentoring to high-risk youth and adults by offering: - Connections to resources - Positive social activities - Jobs - Education - Other services as neededDenver CountyMinoru Yasui Plaza Building - City of DenverCity of Denver
    Take Charge - District Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial DistrictTake Charge is a six-month program that brings intensive case management, cognitive training, academic assistance, and community involvement to juvenile offenders at high risk for joining gangs. The program encourages self-esteem and teaches coping skills while providing individualized programs to each youth participant. Take Charge partners with various community agencies such as local schools, Boys & Girls Club, Pueblo Workforce Center, etc.Pueblo CountyTAKE CHARGEDistrict Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial District
    Youth Intervention Program - Metro Denver PartnersThe Gang Rescue and Support Project (GRASP) is a peer-run intervention program that works with youth who are at-risk of gang involvement or are presently active in gangs. GRASP also helps families of gang victims and serves as a youth advocate by providing support groups, school outreach, targeted presentations, tattoo removal.Denver CountyMetro Denver PartnersMetro Denver Partners

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