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

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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.

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