Gangs in Virginia:  Resources and Information for Citizens of the Commonwealth

The Shenandoah Valley


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Community Resources:

CHARGE Gang Task Force

Community Action, Southwest Virginia

Harrisonburg Community Resource Center

Our Community Place- Harrisonburg

Shenandoah Office on Youth

Shenandoah Valley Helpline- 1-800-230-6977

The Community Foundation- Harrisonburg

Winchester, Augusta, Staunton and State Police (WASSP) Gang Unit

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Gangs in Virginia:  Resources and Information for Citizens of the Commonwealth

Southwest Virginia

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Community Resources:

Community Action, Southwest Virginia

Workforce Investment- Southwest

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project

Lynchburg Community Action Group

Ace Community Services- Lynchburg

Central Virginia Community Services

Amazement Square- Lynchburg

Lynchburg Optimists Club

Family Services of Roanoke Valley

Council of Community Services -Southwest Virginia

Total Action Against Poverty Roanoke

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Gangs in Virginia:  Resources and Information for Citizens of the Commonwealth

Central Virginia

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Community Resources:

Boaz and Ruth- Richmond

Charlottesville City Schools: Safe & Drug Free Communities

Charlottesville Guide to Youth Services

District 19 Community Services- Emporia

Family Preservation Services- Farmville

Henrico Too Smart 2 Start

New Life for Youth- Richmond

Pathways Youth Services- South Boston

Region Ten- Charlottesville

Specialized Youth Services- Petersburg

TODAYS Youth Services- Metro Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Youth Life Foundation of Richmond

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Gangs in Virginia:  Resources and Information for Citizens of the Commonwealth

Statewide Resources

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Law Enforcement is an important component in the fight against gangs.  The links below can provide valuable assistance if you notice, or are concerned about gang activity rising in your area:  

Police Departments by City/County

Local Government Offices by City/County

Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Virginia Office of Public Safety

Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

Virginia State Police

Virginia Department of Corrections

Mid-Atlantic Region Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN)

Virginia Gang Investigators Association (VGIA)

*These resources are not operated or endorsed by the Office of the Attorney General, and serve only as helpful information for reference purposes.  We are not responsible for their content.

Community Resources are a vital part of keeping Virginia’s youth safe.  Most parents are not around their children 24 hours a day, and it is important to provide children with activities, which supply them with the care and attention they need, instead of allowing their idleness to become prey for gangs.  The resources below are National and Statewide community resources that may be available in your area.

4H Youth Development

Badges for Baseball

Boys and Girls Club

Boy Scouts of America

Communities in Schools

Department of Health- Youth Violence Prevention

Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.)

Girl Scouts of America

Virginia's Office for Substance Abuse Prevention

I Have a Dream Foundation

Intercept Youth Services

Mentor Youth

Midnight Basketball

National Gang Center

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Virginia Mentoring Partnership

YMCA

Youth Mentoring Connection

*These resources are not operated or endorsed by the Office of the Attorney General, and serve only as helpful information for reference purposes.  We are not responsible for their content.

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