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Date updated: April 1, 2019

Violence Prevention Initiative (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)

The Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) is a  multi-departmental government – community partnership. This initiative is working to find long term solutions to violence against those most at risk in our society. Persons at risk include – women, children, youth, older persons, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal women and children and other people who are vulnerable to violence because of their ethnicity, sexual orientation or economic status. The Violence Prevention Initiative is coordinated by the Office for the Status of Women. Contact the VPI at or (709) 729-5009.


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