Youth Violence: Additional Resources

CDC Resources

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Other Federal Resources

  • CrimeSolutions.govExternal
    The U.S. Department of Justice developed this resource to provide practitioners and policy makers with information about effective strategies in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and victim services.
  • Youth.govExternal helps users create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. It includes funding information and tools to help users assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, and search for evidence-based youth programs.
  • National Criminal Justice Reference ServiceExternal
    This website offers information on criminal and juvenile justice, supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center.
  • National Gang Center (NGC)External
    NGC disseminates information, knowledge, and practices that engage and empower communities with chronic and emerging gang problems to prevent gang violence, reduce gang involvement, and suppress gang-related crime.
  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)External
    OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, support, and resources to respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.
  • Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative (SS/HS)External
    This initiative is a collaborate effort and comprehensive model to promote mental health among students and create safe and secure schools. It is administered through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Stopbullying.govExternal lists information and federal resources on how to identify and prevent bullying.

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Additional Online Resources

  • Blueprints for Healthy Youth DevelopmentExternal
    Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development is an online resource for communities to learn more about model or promising strategies that reduce youth violence or key risk factors for violence and promote healthy youth behavior and relationships.
  • Children’s Safety NetworkExternal
    The Children’s Safety Network provides resources and technical assistance to maternal and child health agencies and organizations seeking to reduce unintentional injuries and violence toward children and adolescents.
  • The National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC)External
    NGCRC is a non-profit independent agency that conducts research on gangs and disseminates information through publications and reports, and provides training and consulting services.

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Page last reviewed: October 30, 2018