The regional coordinating committees of the Violence Prevention Initiative, a provincial government partnership led by the Office for the Status of Women, provide leadership at the community level to coordinate services for victims of violence. Violence Prevention South and Central (formerly known as Central West Committee Against Violence Inc.):
- provides leadership throughout to reduce violence against vulnerable populations through education, awareness, advocacy and support in our communities.
- fosters partnerships through collaboration with partner departments and agencies
- region expands from Norris Arm to Baie Verte Peninsula, including all points in between and encompassing the Coast of Bays Area.