Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Services
If you or someone you’re helping has experienced sexual assault or domestic violence, there are many different support services and community resources available in Edmonton. No matter what service you are looking for, HelpSeeker makes it quick and easy to find the help you need. It’s free, anonymous, and accessible in 23 languages.
Sexual & Domestic Violence Crisis Support
Helplines for family violence prevention, support for those experiencing rape, family violence, and to report abuse, such as elder abuse, child abuse, or domestic abuse. Always call 911 if you or someone you know are in immediate danger!
Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre - 24 Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line
If you have experienced sexual assault / sexual abuse – recently or years ago – and you need someone to talk to NOW – contact the CASASC 24-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line – trained volunteers are ready to listen.
Government of Alberta Child Abuse Hotline
Callers are asked to provide: their name, their telephone number, the child’s name, age, and location, their relationship to the child, any immediate concerns about the child’s safety, and any information on the situation and family involved. Reporter identity remains confidential.
Family & Sexual Violence Counselling
These programs offer counseling services and support to those who have experienced sexual violence or violence from a family member.
IFSSA – Family Support
IFSSA provides support to those suffering from domestic violence. This includes finding safety, one-on-one support, counseling, and help to understand marital rights in Islam, legal rights in Canada, and finding resources & healthy coping strategies…
SAFFRON Sexual Assault Centre provides counseling services to persons who have suffered from sexual assault, abuse, and sexual violence
Sexual and Family Violence Support Groups
Support groups for survivors of sexual violence, family violence, and human trafficking.
Sexual Assault Centre (SACE) - Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS)
A 12-week group for women who have experienced sexual assault; age 18yrs and older…
Edmonton Violence Prevention Centre
The Edmonton Violence Prevention Centre provides services in the area of treatment for domestic violence, support for their partners, and research and education in the area of family violence.
Sex Work and Human Trafficking Supports
Programs to support those who are involved in or exiting sex work or victims of human trafficking.
Below the Belt
Working out of the downtown OUTpost, Below the Belt focuses on providing support and resources for male-identified individuals engaging in survival sex or sex work…
ACT Alberta – Victim Response Program
ACT Alberta has a Victim Response Program. This program supports the needs of victims of human trafficking…
Emergency Housing & Women’s Shelters
Programs offering emergency shelters and safe housing for victims of domestic violence, family violence, or sexual abuse and supports such as safety plans and other resources.
A Safe Place (Women’s Emergency Shelter)
The mission of the non-profit organization Strathcona Shelter Society Ltd. is: “To end domestic abuse and violence in the lives of women and their children by supporting the shelter, A Safe Place, and impacting public policy through education and awareness”…
Throughout Edmonton and area, for nearly five decades, we’ve given women and children of all ages and cultures a safe place to flee.
Legal Support & Resources
Resources and support to navigate the criminal justice system after sexual or family violence.
Legal Aid Alberta - Edmonton - Emergency Protection Orders & Domestic Violence
Legal Aid Alberta helps victims of family violence through its Emergency Protection Order Program. Offered in Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge (and surrounding areas), there is no cost for obtaining or confirming protection orders and there are no financial eligibility requirements.
Edmonton Police Service - Victim Services
The mission of the VSU is to provide timely intervention, prevention and supports to individuals, families and all our communities affected by crime, trauma and tragic events…
Sexual & Family Violence Statistics
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