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Together, ACWS and member shelters work to end domestic violence – in our homes and throughout our communities. 

Domestic violence remains a serious and urgent problem in Alberta. Collectively, we Lead Change to challenge the harmful beliefs and actions that perpetuate domestic violence in our communities.

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If you, or someone you know, is struggling with substance use, addiction or a mental health problem, you may be wondering what you can do. Help is available.

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The Research Centre undertakes research on contemporary civil liberties and human rights issues that are of concern to Albertans. The projects are diverse - from proposals for reform of human rights legislation, to a report on citizen complaints about police conduct, to a manual for lawyers who represent mentally disabled clients.

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Family violence – Get help with costs to leave

Emergency funding is available to help people who are escaping family violence or domestic violence.

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Working together for an Alberta free of sexual assault and sexual abuse.

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Provides information, consultation and referral to individuals residing in the Calgary zone who have addiction and/or mental health concerns.

Access Mental Health is a non-urgent service providing information, consultation, and referrals for individuals with addiction and/or mental health concerns. Mental Health Clinicians complete a clinical interview over the telephone to assess the individuals’ needs. Mental Health Clinicians are familiar with both Alberta Health Services and community-based programs and will explore all options in order to refer individuals to the most appropriate resources.

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211 is a helpline and online database of Alberta’s community and social services. 211 is answered and updated by highly-trained specialists.

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Alberta Elder Abuse

Awareness Council

The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council is a group of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse.

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Since 2008, the Alliance of Hope has been working to decrease stigma, increase understanding of the suicide loss experience, and provide direct support to survivors.

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BullyingCanada is Canada’s only national organization that resolves bullying situations by directly facilitating communication between bullied kids, their tormentors, parents, teachers, school boards, social services, and police.

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As a public service plan member, your survivors and your eligible children may be entitled to survivor benefits and child allowances under the public service pension plan.

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The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Envisioning a Canada

without Suicide

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The death or disappearance of a child is devastating and can leave parents unable to work. Parents or legal guardians who have taken time away from work and suffered a loss of income to cope with the death or disappearance of their child or children may be eligible for federal income support of $450 per week.

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To provide support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims across Canada, while actively working towards eliminating the immense loss to our society caused by murder, thereby creating a safer Canada.

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We offer tools to help police officers, parents, teachers and other educators inform youth ages 13 to 21 on various crime and victimization topics.

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A multidisciplinary, specialized service that provides therapeutic and medical services to children who have been abused or neglected.

VICTIM SERVICES ALBERTA
Alberta Police Based Victim Services

OUR MISSION

The Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association is an Accredited non-profit organization of Victim Service Units. The Association promotes proactive leadership by providing professional development, education, minimum core training standards, mentoring and advocacy to programs providing services to victims of crime and tragedy. We are funded by the Government of Alberta Victims of Crime Fund.

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