Are You in Crisis?
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs emergency/immediate assistance, please call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest hospital.
Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network
Alberta’s One Line for Sexual Violence
CALL OR TEXT: 1-866-403-8000
Alberta Provincial Abuse Helpline
1-855-4HELPAB (1-855-443-5722) for assistance in more than 100 languages from 7:30 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday
Bullying Prevention Hotline
1-888-456-2323 to get help anonymously in more than 170 languages or find other supports.
Bullying Helpline Chat to get help anonymously from 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week.
Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-387-5437 (KIDS) to get help if you, or children you know, are being neglected, abused or sexually exploited. If you believe a child is at risk, you must report it. Help is available in multiple languages 24/7.
Crisis Services Canada
1-833-456-4566 (toll free)
Distress Line of SW Alberta
Family Violence Info Line
310-1818 to get help anonymously in more than 170 languages or find other supports.
First Nation and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
1-855-242-3310 (toll free, chat available) (English/French/Cree/Ojibway/Inuktitut languages available)
Call 811 to find health care and get health advice 24/7
Kids Help Phone
Mental Health Helpline
1-877-303-2642 for mental health advice 24/7
Parent Information Line
Available 8:15 am-4:30 pm, Open Monday-Friday, closed statutory holidays
Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-784-2433 (Toll free in Southern Alberta)
- Help with costs to leave an abusive situation – if you need help with expenses and other supports to get to safety and start a new life
- Safer Spaces Certificate – if you need to break your rental lease without paying a penalty
- Victims of Crime Financial Benefits program – if you were a victim of a crime in Alberta that you reported to police you may be eligible for an injury, witness or death benefit
- Payment for out-of-pocket expenses related to a crime – if you apply for restitution to have the offender pay these costs
Couldn’t Find What You Were Looking For?
Over the past three years, this campaign has increased the number of Albertans who would give a positive, compassionate response to a sexual assault survivor from 21% to 77%, and the number who would use the words I believe you from <1% to 21%. This is a tremendous shift in a short time.