Successful gang prevention strategies rely on the support and collaboration of community partners to better serve youth and families. Each entity offers knowledge, input, time, and resources in an effort to strengthen connections with youth and community assets.
Please explore the links we have provided on gangs and gang issues and how communities can mobilize to combat them.
2011 National Gang Survey
The following list is an example of of community partners that are critical in providing valuable services and opportunities to youth and their families.
Division of Child and Family Services
Division of Juvenile Justice Services
Local Police Department
Local School District
Community Action Partnerships/Head Start Programs
Family Counseling Services
County Health Department
Boys & Girls Club
Local Religious Groups
Universities, Colleges and Trade Schools