Public Safety Canada's National Crime Prevention Centre (NCPC) is responsible for implementing the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS). The NCPC provides national leadership on effective and cost-effective ways to prevent and reduce crime by intervening on the risk factors before crime happens. the NCPC’s approach is to promote the implementation of effective crime prevention practices through supporting targeted interventions and sharing practical knowledge.
The NCPC works closely with partners and stakeholders in the provinces and territories to develop and implement results-driven programs that target persons who are at higher risk of offending because they present multiple known risk factors. These programs are responsive to the needs of regions and communities across Canada. The NCPC provides communities with tools, knowledge and support to undertake crime prevention initiatives in communities large and small across Canada.
The links between substance abuse and delinquency are well established, particularly the role of early substance use in later delinquency, which indicates the need for prevention and early intervention with young people. To address this issue, the NCPC has focused funding on evidence-based projects that aim to prevent and reduce substance-related crime among those most at-risk, including:
For more information on all of the activities of the National Crime Prevention Centre please visit : http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/prg/cp/index-eng.aspx
For questions regarding project funding contact the NCPC office nearest you, call 1-877-302-6272 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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