Leave gang life behind.
There is help available for you.

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gang entrenched individuals

CFSEU-BC’s Gang Intervention and Exiting Team provides support to high-risk individuals who are engaged in gang-related activities, including drug trafficking, and wish to exit gang life.

Operating in BC’s Lower Mainland, the GIET supports individuals over the age of 13 who are willing and committed to long-term positive, achieving positive long-term goals.
The GIET also conducts outreach and intervention strategies to empower those involved in gang life to exit.

Discover long-term positive,
and non-criminal goals.

Empathetic and non-judgmental

The team consists of police officers and civilian case managers who provide outreach, safety planning and resources in an empathetic and non-judgmental manner when helping those who want to exit their gang entrenched lifestyle. 

Where do you go from here?

Get in touch
with the Gang Intervention
and Exiting Team.

Helpline: 604-897-6023
gangintervention@cfseu.bc.ca

Questions about
Intervention & Exiting

If you, or someone you know, is ready to leave gang life behind, there is help available for you.

Will I be Arrested?

Our focus is not on arresting you but helping you to safely exit gang life. If you committed a crime in the presence of our officers or case managers then you could be arrested. If you had an outstanding arrest warrant, then you could be arrested.

Can I Report a Crime?

We do not take reports of crimes being committed nor do we investigate crimes. If you needed to report a crime, we would direct you to the appropriate police authority who could assist you.

Is there an Age Limit?

Our team works with anyone over the age of 13 in the Lower Mainland who wants to exit gang life.

Does it Cost Anything?

There is no cost to participate in the Gang Intervention and Exiting Program. 

Do you Protect my Information?

Participation in the program is voluntary and we will not ask you any specific details about your criminal history. If you choose to participate in the program, we will not disclose that you are a program participant. 

Is there a Criminal Record Check?

We do run your name through our police computer systems to learn more about your involvement in gangs and your criminal history, if you have one. We expect that our clients are coming to us for help to leave their criminal lifestyle in the past. We are here to provide support and resources in an empathetic and non-judgmental way to help you safely leave gang life behind. 

Can I leave the Gang Intervention and Exiting Program at any time?

Yes, the Gang Intervention and Exiting Program is voluntary so you can leave at any time if you no longer want to participate. 

Do you help Females Exit Gang life as well?

Yes, we help anyone who wants to exit gang life. Anyone who is age 13 or older is eligible to participate in our Gang Intervention and Exiting Program. 

Do I have to Provide Information about Crimes in order to get help?

No, we do not ever want any information about crimes from you. We are here to work with you and provide support and resources to help you safely and successfully exit gang life. 

Where do you go from here?

Get in touch
with the Gang Intervention
and Exiting Team.

Helpline: 604-897-6023
gangintervention@cfseu.bc.ca

You play an important role in Understanding Youth in Gangs. Gangs and Organized Crime impact every community in British Columbia. By working together, we can collectively stop recruitment, and reduce violence.
Get in Touch
+61 403 743 000
inquires@cfseu.bc.ca