If you are in immediate danger dial 9-1-1 for Strathcona County RCMP
You are not alone. Tell someone if you feel afraid or bad about yourself because of another person’s words or actions. A friend, family member, co-worker, teacher, doctor or one of the resources listed below can help you.
A Safe Place
Phone: 780-464-7233 (available 24/7 in Alberta)
Provides shelter for women and children, crisis intervention & support, referral & advocacy and outreach services. Calls are answered by trained staff and kept confidential (expect in situations where there are legal obligations to share information or in medical crises)
Online chat (English only; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MST daily)
Provides information about family violence resources available in your community. Calls are answered by trained staff and kept confidential. Services are available in 170 languages.
Strathcona County RCMP
Phone: 780-467-7741 for non-emergencies
RCMP Victim Services
(Phone 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., after hours leave a voicemail)
Provides immediate assistance, support, information and agency referral to victims of crime and trauma in Strathcona County.
Provincial Abuse Line
Phone: 1-855-4HELPAB (1-855-443-5722)
Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday
If you suspect an adult or child is being abused or neglected, help is just a phone call away - the provincial abuse helpline will connect you to resources, supports, services, and referrals to address your concerns.. Callers can remain anonymous
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A Safe Place (Strathcona County)
Phone: 780-464-7233 (available 24/7 in Alberta)
Provides shelter for women and children, crisis intervention & support, referral & advocacy and outreach services.
Locate a shelter close to you or if you need someone to talk at a shelter near you
Phone: 1-866-331-3933 and press 1 (available toll free in Alberta)
Individual and group counselling, advocacy and support services to those affected by sexual violence and their support system
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE)
Phone: 780-423-4121 (available 24/7) for crisis line
T.T.Y. (Telephone Device for the Deaf): 780-421-1482
Chat link to Alberta's One Line for Sexual Violence (on website)
Safe and supportive space where survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault can exercise their resiliency and strength in healing from trauma;
Offers individual and group counselling to survivors of sexual violence and educational groups for survivors of sexual violence and their supporters and court support service
Runs a diversity/outreach program, which provides unique and specialized services to all people, regardless of ethnic heritage, faith, gender, culture, age, social and financial status, ability, or sexual orientation.
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
Phone: 1-866-408-LINK or 811
Provides Sexual Assault examinations by female registered nurses, educated in sexual assault examinations and care (with or without police involvement)
Available to males and females age 14 and older who have been sexually assaulted in the previous 7 days. (Males and females aged 13 and younger who have been sexually assaulted should go to the Stollery within the first 3 days)
To access this service, go to the Emergency Room at your local hospital and tell the triage nurse you would like to see the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) or that you've been sexually assaulted.
Child Abuse Hotline
Phone: 1-800-387-KIDS (5437)
if you have reason to believe that a child has been abandoned, is being neglected, physically injured, emotionally injured or sexually abused, you need to call so they can assess the situation. A child might not come right out and tell you they are being abused, but you might observe signs of neglect or abuse
Everyone in Alberta has a role and shared responsibility in supporting families to keep children safe and well under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act. Everyone has a duty to report when a child is in need;
Zebra Child Protection Centre
The Zebra Child Protection Centre is proud to unveil a brand new video, giving a voice to victims of child abuse and highlighting the important role the Zebra Centre plays in providing a safe place where kids can tell.
Legal Aid Alberta
Offers the Emergency Protection Order Program which helps individuals to apply for an EPO and provides ongoing information, risk assessment and safety plans to victims of family violence . Emergency Protection Orders — Protection against family violence
An Emergency Protection Order can:
- Prevent a family member from contacting you and other family members;
- Prevent a family member from coming to your home, school, work or other places;
- Remove a family member from your home; and/or
- Ensure weapons are seized.
WillowNet provides plain language information about the law to victims of violence in intimate relationships and their supporters.
Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta
Provides information on various topics of family violence, including custody and parenting orders, Emergency Protection Orders, other protection orders. ending your lease. etc.
Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Provides free legal information, resources and advice for low to moderate income individuals in the Edmonton ares;
Wondering about your relationship?
Healthy relationships counteract the development of violence, because they are built on a foundation of trust and mutual respect and safety (both emotional and physical, and are balanced in giving and receiving.)
Sometimes, relationships can be exciting and yet feel like something is not quite right. When someone uses behaviour or words that causes fear and jeopardizes another person's well-being, it is not healthy
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- I feel pressure from my loved ones how I spend my money. What do I do?
- I feel guilty when I go out with my friends and my partner says it takes time away from us. Is it normal?
- I’m walking on eggshells all the time. Everything I do is always wrong. I don’t know what to do.
- My friends worried. His parents fight all the time. I don’t know how to help.
- I get yelled at to do better and I’m scared. It’s too much pressure.
- I get texts and calls all the time to check up on me. Is this normal?
5 signs of a healthy relationship
- You are yourself when you are with this person.
- You feel honest with yourself and the other person.
- When you are with and talk to this person, you feel safe, supported and excited.
- You respect and trust one another.
- You feel the other person gives as much as you give to him/her.
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Last updated: Thursday, April 13, 2023
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