Crime Prevention and Early Intervention Programs, Stop Now and Plan (SNAP) Program

Due to COVID-19 this service/organization is experiencing closures or cancellations.

The Stop Now and Plan (SNAP) Program for Boys and Girls has been suspended until further notice.

A program designed to teach self-control and problem solving skills to children. Based on the social leaning model of the development and treatment of aggression and antisocial behaviour.

Programs & Services:

- SNAP for Boys

- SNAP for Girls

- Parent Training Groups – run concurrently with Boy’s and Girl’s Groups

- Girls Growing Up Healthy – Mother/Daughter SNAP Group

- Individual Counselling & Mentoring

- School Advocacy & Support

- Clinical Services

- Referral to Hamilton Arson Prevention Program for Children (HAPP-C) provided by Hamilton Emergency Fire Services – for children with fire involvement/interest

688 Queensdale Ave E Suite 2B
Hamilton, ON
L8V 1M1
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Dates: New SNAP sessions commence in September, January and April of each calendar year.
Phone: 905-544-7778


Age 6 years to 11 years; Children may only be enrolled prior to 12th birthday SNAP program is not suited for children who have or are diagnosed with serious physical impairments; developmental delays; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, or Autism Spectrum Disorders. Families are encouraged to call Contact Hamilton for Children's and Developmental Services to connect with agencies who can provide the most appropriate support.


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Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit