Our mandate is to function as a community resource on assault prevention.
Our objectives are as follows:
·to develop ways to reduce aggression and to respond safely in assault situations;
·to develop community awareness of assault issues, and a sensitivity to survivors of assault;
·to provide services that will enhance the community's belief in self-protection and aggression-reduction skills;
·to ensure that all groups vulnerable to assault have access to the development of safety skills that will enhance the quality of their life;
·to mobilize community commitment to assault prevention education; and
·to help develop and support resources and events in the community that will foster our goals and objectives.
About MONTREAL ASSAULT PREVENTION CENTRE
Since 1984, the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre, a non-profit organization and a registered charity, has been offering an array of workshops on assault prevention to groups particularly vulnerable to assault - children, adolescents, women of all ages and people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. All our programs focus on developing skills and resources to help people face difficult and dangerous situations.