Violence Prevention Programs
The Violence Prevention Program is determined to reduce the frequency and the severity of recidivism for violent injury and criminal activity among persons living in and around Baltimore City. Committed to Dr. King's vision of "The Beloved Community," our services focus on the enhancement of personal strengths, conflict resolution and the development of community relationships.
The VPP includes several component services:
Violence Intervention Project (VIP): The nationally recognized and evidence, hospital-based violence intervention program.
Promoting Healthy Alternatives for Teens (PHAT): An innovative violence prevention format designed to engage youth who are at risk for either becoming victims and/or victimizing others.
My Future-My Career (MF-MC): An after-school initiative called that concentrates on fostering healthy coping skills and professional growth in a group of youth who are at risk for failing school.
- The Bridge Project: a Domestic Violence initiative to break the cycle of intimate partner violence.
Other donor-specific research projects.
Consider making a donation to the Violence Prevention Program to further the reach and impact of this important program.
This page was last updated: October 1, 2014