Trinity Conception Family Resource Centre.
The Trinity Conception Family Resource Program is committed to fostering healthy environments for children and their families through a variety of services and programs that are pro-active, reactive and reflecting needs. Through education, advocacy and support we aim to empower families to become better adjusted, self-reliant, and independant and by that strengthening the communities in which they live. The following programs are offered by the Trinity Conception Family Resource Centre: Drop and Play, Healthy Baby Club, Program for Early Parenting Support, Breastfeeding.
Crime Stoppers, Trinity-Conception branch.
Crime Stoppers is a non profit community-based organization combining the effort of the public, media and police to help solve crimes. The main objective is to obtain information on unsolved crimes. Crime Stoppers encourages people to provide tips that can be vital in the successful solution of a crime by offering a cash reward and guaranteeing a tipster's identity remains unknown.
Newfoundland and Labrador Crime Stoppers Page
Victim Services Advisory Committee
Victim Services is a program offered through the department of justice which aims at helping people who have been victim of criminal offences. The services focus mostly on violent crimes. The advisory Committee has for mandate to elaborate strategies to educate the public on issues related to victim services. This committee was responsible of the organization of the Montreal Massacre ceremony in memory of all victims of crime.
Newfoundland and Labrador Victim Services
Crime Prevention Committee
These Committees have for mandate to educate and inform the public on all aspects of crime prevention. These committees also provide feedback on how the community perceives the police in the district and determines the needs of the community in relation to crime and crime prevention.
National Crime Prevention Council
Block Parents Programs:
The block parent program provides an organized method of protecting children and adults and involves all members of the community, including police, government and boards of education.
Avalon North Wolverines Search and Rescue Team
The Avalon North Wolverines Search and Rescue Team is a non profit community-based organization combining the effort of trained volunteers and police to help find lost people. The main objective is to find lost people and help the community in time of crisis. The group is on call 24 hrs a day and undergoes regular training.
National Search and Rescue
Citizens on Patrols (cop)
The citizens on patrol groups are formed of Community volunteers that patrol the streets of the communities to lower the crime rate. The group reports any suspect activities to the police.
Article on Citizens on Patrol
Child Protection Team
The Child Protection Team Is a multidisciplinary group that has for mandate to help improve services provided to abused children and their families. The team has for mandate to create public awareness of child abuse/neglect, to identify the need sfor community services and to help in the development of such services.
Conception Bay North Alternative Measure Program
The Conception Bay North Alternative Measure Program is a group of volunteers that deal with first time young offenders. This program gives first time young offender an alternative to the court system by getting the community involved in the process.
PSV youth Adult Action Group
The PSV youth adult action group is formed of teenagers and adults from Victoria. The main goal of this group is to obtain and run a youth centre in the community. This will give a place for the youth of the community to gather and do activities.
Grates Cove Youth on the Move
Grates Cove Youth on the Move is formed of teenagers and adults from Grates Cove. The main goal of this group is to obtain and run a youth centre in the community. This will give a place for the youth of the community to gather and do activities.
Community Orientation Program About Police (C.O.P.P.)
This is a course offered to the public. The course consists of eight, two ½ hour sessions. The purpose of the course is to educate citizens about the police in the district and the services they provide.
Ride Along Program
The Ride Along program enables members of the community to accompany a member of the district during a night shift thus giving that person a better understanding of the duties related to police work.
Other community relation programs ongoing in the district.
-Members of the district are also involved in School Liaison Program and are regurlarly visiting more than 40 schools. One of the high school shas an RCMP office that is opened once a week. This gives the opportunity to the student population to exchange ideas and concerns.
-A drug awareness program is also in place and presentations are given in schools and for community groups.
-The Trinity Conception district also publishes a weekly article in the local newspaper called you and your police. This article focuses on police related subject that are of interest to the public.
-Members give monthly radio public service announcements and daily road reports (twice a day)
-Once a year the district is raising funds for the Children Wish foundation through the Children Wish Christmas Tree campaign.
-Once a Year members participate in the drug awareness week and Police week.
Operation Be seen.
Members of the district with the help of the Harbour Grace and area Crime Prevention Committee had recently provided reflective arm bands to all the elementary students in their area. 2500 armbands were distributed free of charge.
© RCMP/GRC 1999