The STRYV program works with youth ages 12-24 within the City of Albuquerque who are identified either as “high risk” for gang involvement and youth who are active gang members.
The program utilizes innovative approaches to help youth learn and experience positive alternatives to youth violence and their maladaptive behaviors and to leave a gang in Albuquerque. Services provided include individualized support services, court advocacy, pro-social groups and Innovative Focus Groups at the schools, educational assistance, career development, and employment opportunities are accessed through our integrated programs in our Division. Referrals for Mental Health services are also provided.
The ABQ STRYV program is partnered the City of Albuquerque Violence Intervention Program to conduct
community violence intervention strategies through Custom Notifications and hospital based
interventions to address gun violence in our communities. This type of collaboration builds trust in
individuals and the community as Law Enforcement and Social Service programs are working together to
put an end violence as well as providing supports.
The Gang Intervention & Prevention Program is a free program that works with youth ages 12-21 within the city of Albuquerque who are identified either as “high risk” for gang involvement and youth who are active gang members.
of YDI participants improved their legal or life situation by utilizing one of our programs!
Staff conduct outreach at local community events, schools, community centers, and other youth-serving organizations. The staff work in collaboration with Juvenile Probation and Parole and the 2nd Judicial Young Adult Court program for youth participating in our programs.