Mentorship, counselling, & trauma-informed care.
Participants in the Evolve program can access a variety of services including:
The Evolve program also helps participants access and navigate bureaucratic support systems such as financial assistance, employment support, child welfare services, legal aid, and the justice system.
Our confidential, voluntary and free program provides customized support to individuals and families who:
The Evolve program uses a relationship-based service model and trauma-informed care. Our multi-disciplinary team includes a forensic psychologist, social workers, and specialized mentors. Our mentors include two former members of the far-right movement and an Islamic scholar. The intervention team uses their collective experience and knowledge of local services to:
Meet some of our experienced and skilled practitioners
After three years of program development and two years of operations, we are proud to share our data and findings from the Evolve intervention program. The Organization for the Prevention of Violence (OPV) holds a commitment of openness and transparency to the communities we serve. This is the impetus for the “First Two Years” report, which tells a complete story about our operations: who we aid, the services we provide, and an honest account of our successes and challenges.