The Youth Violence Prevention Council of Shasta County (YVPC) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to prevent youth violence and promote a safe and healthy community. The Youth Violence Prevention Council Executive Board is composed of top-flight leaders from a broad cross-section of the business, law enforcement, government, faith, and education sectors of Shasta County.
Our mentor program has gone through quite the change this last year. We are happy to announce that we are partnering with Catalyst Mentoring and all of the other mentoring projects in our area. This collaboration has been a process, which started in February, and is finally ready to launch! We are so excited about the upcoming event, check it out! Catalyst Mentoring Launch
The Youth Violence Prevention Council celebrated their Peer Court Program volunteers Wednesday. The Redding Professional Firefighters Association donated a thousand dollars to the Council, saying they want to address the issue of youth fire-starters. RPFA says a lot of children who start fires come from broken homes and lack social skills. The Youth Violence Prevention Council have programs designed to help these children get