The Shannon Community Safety Initiative

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The Shannon Community Safety Initiative offers outreach, case management, youth leadership training, and job opportunities through a city-wide, inter-agency violence prevention partnership serving Lynn youth ages 14–24.


LifeScene is the fiscal manager of the collaborative and also provides programmatic oversight. Recognizing that supporting the family also supports the youth, family assistance and referral services are also included in our efforts to effect lasting change.

Program activities provided by community partners

  • Catholic Charities – provides case management support and Youth Works hiSET programming
  • City of Lynn Department of Parks and Recreation – manages the Lynn Drop-in center offering a variety of free recreational activities
  • Lynn Police Department – provides in-school safety resources
  • LYSOA – conducts outreach, provides mentoring and support services, engages youth in community service opportunities

For further information, contact Selvin Chambers at

Service Delivery

Center-based programming

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