Other Resources

Aboriginal Counselling Services Association of Alberta

Provides Aboriginal specific support services to individuals, families and communities. Provides counselling and support in family violence situations. Offers courses and workshops that may include parenting, teen relationships, and family violence.

Phone: 780-448-0378

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Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Provides direction and support for a variety of services targeting Aboriginal children, youth, and their families.

Phone: 780-481-3451

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Capital Health Link

Provides telephone assistance only. A registered nurse provides health advice and information.

Phone: 811
Out-of-Province/Internet Phone: 780-408-5465
TTY: 780-496-8822

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Catholic Social Services

Provides several programs including family and individual counselling. Offers counselling, support, education, and referrals for older adults who are at risk of or are experiencing abuse or neglect.

Phone: 780-432-1137

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Changing Together - A Centre for Immigrant Women

Provides settlement services, workshops, employment mentoring program, help with income tax forms; offers citizenship classes, English as a Second Language, Family Violence Prevention Program, Seniors Support Program, Pre-employment Life Skills Program.

Phone: 780-421-0175

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Dial-A-Law

Provides general legal information through prerecorded tapes on: consumer law, courts, criminal law, employment law, family law, immigration law, landlord/tenant law, real state law, wills and state law, youth and the law. Callers may access the lawyer referrals services through Dial-A-Law.

Phone: 1-800-332-1091 (Alberta-wide toll free)

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Distress Line - The Support Network

Offers a 24 hour anonymous, confidential telephone line for people in any crisis or problem situation. Provides information and referrals to community services.

Phone: 780-482-4357

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Edmonton Seniors Safe Housing

Provides safe housing free of charge for 60 days for seniors (60 yrs+) wanting to leave an abusive situation; provides meals, snacks, support, information, outreach & follow up, connections to community resources, and practical assistance.

Phone: 780-702-1520

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Family Centre

Offers a wide range of programs and services including therapy and counselling appointments for abuse, home support, and interpreter services.

Phone: 780-424-5580

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Kids Help Phone

Provides professional counselling services for young people experiencing difficulties.

Phone: 1-800-668-6868

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Kids Kottage Foundation

Provides crisis nursery, prevents child abuse and neglect, and supports families in crisis.

Phone: 780-944-2888 (Crisis line)

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Legal Aid Society of Alberta

Provides legal services to represent financially eligible individuals and referrals for those who do not qualify.

Phone: 780-427-7575

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Office for the Prevention of Family Violence

Provides information and referrals about family violence. In addition, provides information on the Protection Against Family Violence Act and develops and distributes publications on family violence.

Phone: 780-422-5916

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Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

Operates a 24 hr. crisis line, counselling for individuals and groups, both male and female from the age of 3 and up. Offers public education presentations.

Phone: 780-423-4102
TTY: 780-420-1482

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St. Albert Stop Abuse in Families (SAIF) Society

Offers Prevention of family violence through public awareness/education and resource centre. Provides support and counselling for victims and families.

Phone: 780-460-2195

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Young Women's Christian Association of Edmonton

Supports women and their families. Provides individual counselling, group sessions, crisis intervention, and referral services.

Phone: 780-423-9922

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Youth Emergency Shelter Society (YESS)

Provides long and short term residential programs for youth under 18 yrs, with no viable living alternatives; provides outreach, support line, family mediation, life skills training and referrals.

Phone: 780-468-7070

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