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Gang Prevention Resources
Gang Suppression

Gang Prevention Resources

Information For People Dealing With Gang Issues

Provided by The City of San José, Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force

 

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THE MAYOR’S GANG PREVENTION TASK FORCE

The MGPTF is comprised of city, county, and state government; community-based organizations; SJPD; schools; faith-based organizations; and other community stakeholders. It has become a vehicle for results-oriented collaboration and capacity building, enabling agencies to work together to develop one another’s ability to best serve the target population.

The MGPTF target population is: youth ages 6-24 exhibiting high-risk behaviors; youth committing intentional acts of violence; youth exhibiting high-risk behaviors related to gang lifestyles; youth identified as gang members and/or arrested for gang-related incidents or acts of gang violence; in addition to families (including parents and children) and friends of youth involved with the gang lifestyle and incarcerated for gang-related crimes.

 

“GETTING OUT OF GANGS”

GANG PREVENTION:

  • Catholic Charities, Santa Clara County

    Gang prevention/intervention services, individual and family support, individual counseling, and support groups
    408-938-6731

  • Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)

    Intervention activities and curriculum based youth support groups
    408-347-8133

GANG INTERVENTION:

  • Clean Slate Tattoo Removal Program

    Assist youth between 14-25 years of age, in removing visible tattoos
    408-794-1660

  • Safe School Campus Initiative

    A multi-disciplinary team that works to create safer schools and communities using community based organizations, faith-based organaizations, and City programs
    408-794-1658

  • California Youth Outreach

    Leadership development, youth and gang intervetion services, and educational services
    408-280-0203

  • Firehouse Community Development Corp.

    Gang Intervention, Children and youth services, crisis support, education and literacy and justice and legal services
    408-327-9622

 

FAMILY/PARENT SUPPORT:

  • First 5

    Referral to Pre-school, Children’s Health Insurance, Developmental Screenings and Mental Health Services for families with children under the age of 6.
    408-260-3700

  • Catholic Charities, Santa Clara County

    Job skill training and placement, older adult services, mental health, substance abuse counseling, housing assistance, immigration support, and financial education
    408-468-0100

  • Family & Children Services

    Counseling services for children that are victims of child abuse, neglect, or exploitation
    408-292-9353

  • S. C. Mental Health Services

    Services to individuals that are affected by mental illness and serious emotional disturbance
    408-885-5673

  • Parent Project

    A 12-week step-by-step program for parents with strong willed teens to give them tools change their bad behavior
    408-808-3794

  • Sacred Heart Community Services

    Services to individuals in need of food, clothing, housing, and energy assistance
    408-278-2160

  • Next Door Solutions for Battered Women

    Prevention and intervention services for women, men, children, and teens in Santa Clara County
    800-572-2782

  • Victim Witness Assistance Program

    Services available for victims of crime include: counseling, emergency assistance, court assitance, victim compensation and information/orientation to criminal justice system
    408-808-3798

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE:

  • Asian American Recovery Services

    Services to individuals with substance abuse through outpatient services
    408-271-3900

  • Bill Wilson Center

    Services to individuals with substance abuse of all ages of Santa Clara County through their Family and Individual Counseling Center. Also provides services to homeless youth
    408-243-0222

 

EMPLOYMENT:

  • Center for Employment Training (CET)

    Hands-on job training available to youth and adults from all educational levels and backgrounds
    408-287-7924

  • Center for Training and Careers

    Vocational training, GED certification, and job placement to Santa Clara residents
    408-213-0961

  • Work2Future

    work with businesses, residents, government, educational and community-based organizations to maximize local and regional employment opportunities
    408-794-1100

 

EDUCATION:

  • Metropolitan Adult Education Program

    Adult educational classes free or at a very low cost
    408-947-2300

  • Truancy Abatement Burglary Suppression (TABS)

    Police officers address truancy by patrolling schools *Beginning August 2013
    408-926-8227

 

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Anti-Graffiti Hotline 866-249-0543
Drug Tip Hotline (anonymous) 408-971-DRUG
Gang Hotline (anonymous) 408-293-GANG
Crime Prevention 408-277-4311
Crime Stoppers (anonymous) 408-947-STOP
Code Enforcement 408-277-4528
Metro Unit 408-277-4221
Gang Investigation Unit 408-277-3825
County Jail Booking 408-299-2306
Probation ADULT 408-435-2000
Probation YOUTH 408-278-5850
Santa Clara County Information 408-299-2011
General Information 211

 

IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 911

 

WEBSITES

Office of the District Attorney-Santa Clara County

www.santaclara-da.org

 

The City of San Jose

www.sanjoseca.gov


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