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