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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
    COMPASS and PRIDE Youth Programs - Department of Human Services (Weld)Compass: Weld County Family Services Team is a collaborative effort comprised of professionals from a wide variety of Weld County service organizations. The program strives to build on the strengths of youth and their families by increasing protective factors and reducing problematic behaviors. Family services are individualized to the needs of each youth and their family. Se Habla EspaƱol.Weld CountyDepartment of Human Services (Weld)Department of Human Services (Weld)
    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
    Outreach Services - Open Door Youth Gang AlternativesPrevention, crisis intervention, and mediation are used to curb gang violence and cool tense situations. Provides both individual and group support services. Offers speakers to various organizations and schools regarding gang violence.Denver CountyOpen Door Youth Gang AlternativesOpen Door Youth Gang Alternatives
    Police Services - City of Greeley Police DepartmentReduces the incidence and fear of crime by providing: Weld CountyCity of GreeleyCity of Greeley
    Support Services Program - Open Door Youth Gang AlternativesDesigned to give potential and actual gang members a phone number to call and a place to go on an as-needed basis for support, conversation, choices, answers, or other assistance otherwise unobtainable to these youth. Also offers peer counseling and family and victim support.Denver CountyOpen Door Youth Gang AlternativesOpen Door Youth Gang Alternatives
    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, and the Barrio Unity Mural Project.Denver CountyMetro Denver PartnersMetro Denver Partners

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