Neighborhood Leadership Institute


Parents That Lead

This program runs an evidence-based psychoeducational group using the Reducing Destructive Adolescent Behavior curriculum for parents of incarcerated teens. Participants learn additional parenting skills and ways to help their child reduce recidivism when they are released from jail.

May Dugan Center


Trauma Recovery Center

The Trauma Recovery Center is an innovative program to help victims of violent crime in the hospital after their victimization. Primary services are immediate crisis management and safety planning and law-enforcement advocacy. Other services include trauma-based education and support services, advocacy and stabilization planning, coordination of care, victim compensation, and long-term stabilization assistance.

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center


Violence Prevention and Community Education Program

DVCAC’s violence prevention education classes are provided to underserved populations and utilize a prevention/education curriculum to address domestic violence, child abuse and teen dating violence. Classes are tailored for specific populations including Latina women, African American women, women in treatment/recovery, the prison/re-entry population and youth.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center


Community-Based Sexual Assault Prevention Education

CRCC prevention programs educate on root causes and costs of sexual violence with the goal to stop sexual violence before it happens, reduce its stigma and expand community understanding of the issue. With community partners, CRCC reaches multiple at-risk youth through interactive prevention programs geared toward the needs of specific populations.

Cleveland Peacemakers Alliance


Hospital-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention

The Cleveland Peacemakers Alliance provides trained former gang members called Violence Interrupters to hospital emergency departments. The Interrupters work with recent victims of gang violence to prevent retaliation and help provide case management and support for the victim and their families.

Beech Brook/Family Health Program


Trauma-Informed Counseling

Beech Brook’s Trauma-Informed Counseling Services help youth who have observed or survived a traumatic life event, if not a lifetime of adversity. Intervention is family-focused, meaning parental involvement is essential. The program incorporates evidence-based art therapy and trauma-informed yoga to help people heal. Project goals are to reduce symptoms associated with exposure to trauma and to increase the functioning and resiliency of youth.

Applewood Centers Inc.


Violence Prevention

This program integrates evidence-based psychoeducational groups called Girls Circle and The Council of Boys and Young Men into schools with at-risk youth. These groups teach self esteem, skills for dealing with strong emotions and managing anger, and skills for helping teens build strong social support networks.