Prevention of Violence Canada-Prevention de la violence Canada
POVC is an alliance of public health practitioners, researchers, educators, organizations and individuals working to:
Foster national action to prevent violence guided by a strategic plan for Canada
Garner practical support for public health approaches to violence prevention by all orders of government and in partnerships with civil society
Encourage sustained investment in programs that work to prevent violence;
Make prevention an equal priority to law enforcement in reducing violence; and,
Promote the use of appropriate data and research.
Social Services/Child Protection