MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Skilled Violence Prevention Professionals (VPP) are key to the success of CT Violence Intervention Program. Together, our team work to build strong relationships with the with the youth, residents, businesses and other community-based groups to prevent conflict, neighborhood shootings and homicide.
We connect with highest risk youth in the community, and work to intervene in circumstances that could possibly lead to gun violence and possible retaliation. We offer intensive and continuous training and support.
Violence Prevention Professionals (VPPs) are trained and certified credible messenger mentors. VPPs present at schools and other organizations to assist in understanding how to work with high-risk youth. VPPs are alway prepared for crisis and de-escalation situations that occur in the community. VPPs are focused on working within and with the community.
Every single cent counts, and your generosity matters. Through your donation, we are a huge step closer to being able to "witness greatness" among our youth and community. CTVIP works hard to create a safe community for the most vulnerable individuals, with your donation we are able to gain more supplies for our programs, provide basic needs for our youth and their families, host community events, and continuing doing the work we have been able to.