Youth Intervention

Calgary Police Service

Provides youth-oriented programs and resources designed to provide young people with mentorship and alternatives to criminal lifestyles.

Service offers:

  • officers to investigate crimes and monitor criminal activity in and around junior high schools, paying special attention to any group/gang activity and graffiti/tagging;
  • Gateway Program, a youth diversion project for police officers
  • MASST Program, an early intervention initiative that supports children who are exhibiting high risk behavior or who are at increased risk for victimization  
  • YARD (Youth At Risk Detail) Program for youth at risk of joining gangs by developing an individualized support plan to decrease the likelihood of further gang involvement
  • Start Smart Stay Safe classroom presentations on bullying, drugs and peer pressure
  • Bullying Ends Here presentation
  • ReDirect is prevention and education program aimed at youth and young adults vulnerable to becoming radicalized, before they develop extremist ideologies or intentions
  • Power Play Hockey program is a free, weekly drop in program for ages 6 to 17, who are facing various cultural or financial barriers
Affiliation: Calgary Board of EducationCalgary Catholic School DistrictPrivate and Charter SchoolsHockey Calgary
Yes, Service targeted to Junior High school age youth, their parents, school administration.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, To access service:
  • contact for more information
Referral Process: Yes,

Referrals to MASST come through existing CBE and CCSD area processes or CPS District front-line officers.

Waiting Period: Yes,

Classroom instruction provided conditional to the YEI officer availability.

Web Site
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

Referrals to MASST come through existing CBE and CCSD area processes or CPS District front-line officers.

Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Municipal Government
Last Updated On
July 4, 2018
5111 47 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T3J 3R2
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Hours of Operation
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM