Public safety For Everyone, A healthier community, Equity, Harm reduction, Change, Compassion
LEAD is a proven strategy to advance public safety, health, and equity.
What is Lead?
LEAD enhances safety, health, and equity by building a community-based alternative to jail and prosecution for people whose unlawful behavior stems from unmet needs related to substance use, mental health challenges, or extreme poverty.
The LEAD Support Bureau
Making LEAD Possible for Every Community
For communities seeking to learn more about the LEAD model across the country and around the world, there’s just one place to go: the LEAD Support Bureau. Staffed by a team of expert practitioners, the Bureau is the nation's preeminent resource to provide training and technical assistance for LEAD.