The NYC Health Department provides program oversight and support to anti-violence programs in the City. The Cure Violence model is an evidence-based public health approach that seeks to stop the spread of violence by using the following methods and strategies associated with disease control:

  • Detecting and interrupting conflicts
  • Identifying and treating the highest risk individuals
  • Changing social norms

Cure Violence in NYC is part of the City's Anti-Gun Violence Crisis Management System, which is an initiative to reduce gun violence in 17 city precincts.

If you are interested in learning more about the Cure Violence program in your neighborhood, call one of the sites in your borough:


Brownsville In Violence Out
(718) 226-0433

Save Our Streets (S.O.S) Bed-Stuy
(718) 773-6886

Save Our Streets (S.O.S) Crown Heights
(718) 773-6886

Operation HOOD (Helping Our Own Develop)
(718) 449-5000 x2288

Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes (GMACC)
(718) 498-1000

Man Up! Alpha and Omega
(718) 498-2320


Bronx Rises Against Gun (B.R.A.G.) Violence North and West
(718) 716-1150

Save Our Streets (S.O.S) Morrisania and South Bronx
(646) 448-9131

Release the Grip (BronxConnect Cure Violence)
(718) 402-6872


Speak Peace Forward (Street Corner Resources)
(212) 694-8759

Getting Out, Staying Out’s Stand Against Violence East Harlem (SAVE)
(212) 831-5020


696 Build Queensbridge
(718) 784-7447

Life Camp
(718) 848-3900

Rock Safe Streets
(646) 394-9551

Staten Island

True 2 Life
(718) 273-8411

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