This list is no way inclusive. They are links and sources that we have used in our research. This main page only lists Federal Agencies at this time. If you know of a resource that would be helpful, if listed here please send us a link.
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Seventh Street N.W.
Phone: (202) 307-5911
Fax: (202) 307-2093
Provides funding for community-based, agency-based and school-based youth crime/gang prevention and intervention efforts.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Family and Youth Services Bureau
330 C Street, S.W., Room 2120
Phone: (202) 205-8102
Fax: (202) 205-9721
Provides funding, training and resources for local gang prevention efforts throughout the nation.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
United States Department of Treasury
650 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Phone: (800) ATF-GUNS or (202) 927-5000
Fax: (202) 927-5611
Maintains a nationwide toll-free number for citizens to report illegal activity involving guns. Also provides training to law enforcement on GREAT, anti-gang school curriculum.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
P.O. Box 6000
Phone: (800)851-3420 or (301)519-5500
Provides federally funded resources offering justice and substance
abuse information to support research, policy and
program development worldwide.
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Clearinghouse
Seventh Street, NW Fourth Floor
Phone: (202) 616-6500
(800) 688-4252 or 638-8736
Fax: (202) 305-1367
Provides information on a wide range of programs and initiatives,
and up-to-date and bibliographic information on crime,
drugs, gangs and related crimes.
Boys and Girls Clubs of
Gang Prevention/Intervention Through Targeted Outreach
1230 West Peachtree Street, NW
Phone: (404) 487-5700
Fax: (404) 487-5789
Provides training and technical assistance to Boys and Girls
Clubs in communities throughout
America to reach out to youth at risk of gang involvement.
National Association of School Resource Officers
PO Box 39
Phone: (888) 316-2776
Fax: (352) 369-8519
Provides information and training to law enforcement officers
who want to become certified school resource officers.
National Crime Prevention Council
1000 Connecticut Ave., NW, 13th Floor
Phone: (202) 466-6272
Provides information and training regarding crime prevention
issues including drug and gang problems.
141 Duesenberg Drive, Ste. 11
Phone: (805) 373-9977
Fax: (805) 373-9277
Offers print resources on gangs and technical assistance to community groups on how to address the gang problem in a community or school setting.
The National Congress of Parents and Teachers (PTA)
330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2100
Phone: (312) 670-6782 or (800) 307-4782
Fax: (312) 670-6783
Provides several documents on gangs and schools, highlighting successful initiatives that have been implemented by local parent groups nationwide.
Police Executive Research Forum
1120 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 930
Phone: (202) 466-7820
Fax: (202) 466-7826
Offers a variety of publications and background information on how law enforcement agencies can effectively deal with the gang problem.