Recommended Websites

Family Violence Information Line in Alberta 780-310-1818 

Service offers:

  • a 24 Hour, toll free helpline in Alberta for anyone experiencing family violence or abuse, or who knows someone that has questions about family violence

Support includes:

  • referrals to family violence programs, resources, and services
  • staff trained to respond to crisis situations

Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

Domestic Violence Guideline (2008) and Handbook (2014) by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General”

Downloadable Handbook (157 pages) is for Police and Crown Prosecutors in Alberta. Guideline is a simplified explanation.  Explains legal action in Domestic Violence.

https://justice.alberta.ca/programs_services/criminal_pros/crown_prosecutor/Pages/domestic_violence_guideline.aspx


Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters

The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters is a province-wide, voluntary organization supporting women’s shelters and their partners through education, research and services for the benefit of abused women and their children.

http://www.acws.ca


Internet Safety Guide

https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/the-empowering-internet-safety-guide-for-women/


Government of Canada, Department of Justice

This website gives lots of information in short paragraphs.  Lots of different topics are covered with suggestions for follow-up.  Might need other web pages to find specific resources in your community, but you will know what to ask for.

http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/fv-vf/help-aide.html


Public Health Agency of Canada

Stop Family Violence  is presented by Canada’s Family Violence Initiative, which brings together 15 federal government departments and agencies to prevent and respond to family violence.

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/sfv-avf/index-eng.php

Edmonton Dream Centre

The centre offers a residential program for women coming from crisis situations. The program provides a process to bring healing and change to women in distress.

http://edmontondreamcentre.ca/