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Framework for Working Together

The Framework for Working Together is the "big picture" ideas of the Who, What, Why, and How. The Framework is inspired by Vision and guided by Principles.

Vision

All people in Prince Edward Island live in communities and families that feel safe and are safe

Principles


Community Safety is everyone's responsibility
Community Safety overlaps with health, education, economic, social service and other concerns

People's different backgrounds and needs are respected

People affected by crime and victimization are meaningfully involved

Comprehensive strategies are needed for complex issues

Comprehensive strategies are needed for complex issues

Goals

What change do we want to bring about?

Increase capacity of local communities to address crime and victimization
Reduce risk factors and increase protective factors for individuals and families
Address the unique needs of vulnerable people
Create supportive environments for individuals and families

Strategies

How will we work together?



Strengthen community action


Develop personal skills


Build holistic policy

Partners

Who is the focus of the change / Who will work together?


Individuals

Families

Communities

Governments

Businesses

Factors

What protective factors will the work focus on?

Healthy Child Development
Education
Social Support Networks
Personal Coping Skills
Gender
Income & Social Status
Culture & Language

Values

Why are we doing this work together?

Respect
Inclusion
Commitment
Cooperation
The PEI Safer Communities Framework used the Circle of Health as a planning tool.