Learn more about supports that are working to make Toronto’s communities safer. 

 

Safety Audits

Safety audits are a tool to evaluate different features in neighbourhoods with the goal of reducing crime and improving everyone’s personal safety. A safety audit helps people to look for and assess spaces that feel unsafe.

Community Crisis Response

The Community Crisis Response Program provides support, resources and financial assistance to communities impacted by violent and traumatic incidents.

FOCUS Toronto

Furthering Our Community by Uniting Services (FOCUS) is an innovative Community Safety and Wellbeing Initiative co-led by the City of Toronto, United Way Toronto and Toronto Police Service that aims to reduce harms, victimization and improve community resiliency and wellbeing.

Specialized Program for Interdivisional Enhanced Responsiveness to Vulnerability (SPIDER)

SPIDER's mission is to reduce the recurrence of risks and promote the safe inclusion of vulnerable Torontonians in their communities.

Youth Violence Prevention

In January 2018, The City of Toronto is committed to developing a Youth Violence Prevention strategy that aims to reduce youth violence, by means of implementation of comprehensive, place, community and evidence-based prevention strategies.

The City of Toronto is a member of The Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention

The Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) brings together municipalities from across the country to build capacity to reduce crime and foster community safety and wellbeing by investing in the prevention of crime through social development.

Visit SaferCities.ca to find out more.