All of our activities are guided by the Interrupt, Predict, and Organize for a Safer San Francisco Initiative. Our office, together with other parts of the City and County of San Francisco, is responsible for implementing the policies and vision of the initiative.

The Mayor’s Office of Violence Prevention Services:

City Partners

The Mayor's Office of Violence Prevention Services partners with the Adult Probation Department, Department of Child Support Services, Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, Department of Public Health, Department of Public Works, District Attorney's Office, Human Services Agency, Juvenile Probation Department, Mayor’s Office of Violence Prevention Services, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Office of the Public Defender, Public Utilities Commission, Recreation and Parks Department, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco Police Department, and San Francisco Public Library.


Diana Oliva-Aroche, MPH Senior Advisor and Director of Violence Prevention Services

Diana Oliva-Aroche is a Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Violence Prevention Services. She provides policy recommendations for Mayor Lee related to public safety and violence prevention. As Director, Diana has worked to make the city’s approach to addressing street and family violence more comprehensive, taking into account the importance of coordination and a public health framework. Before taking on her role as a Senior Advisor and Director of this office, Mrs. Oliva-Aroche worked for the Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families as the Planning and Policy Manager for Violence Prevention and led several non-profits in the Bay Area.


Office Phone: 415-554-6141

This site was built in partnership with the San Francisco Business Portal, the City’s primary online business resource, which was developed by the Department of Technology and Office of Economic and Workforce Development with design by Tomorrow Partners.

The IPO Employment Program short film was produced by Club Soda Productions.