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Whether you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, help is here for you. Learn how to identify types of violence, how to report it, where to go to stay safe, and what financial support is available. *Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger*


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Crisis Counselling Service

AUPE members and their families can call 1-844-7026 anytime if they are experiencing a crisis.

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Financial support

AUPE members facing an emergency may qualify for financial assistance from the union. Visit this page to learn more.

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Find a shelter near you

Listings are for Alberta Council of Women's Shelter member shelters only. For a map that includes other shelters, please visit

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211 Alberta

Call 211 or text 'INFO' to the 211 helpline and online database of Alberta's community and social services for support.

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Hope for Wellness Help Line

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Information for faith-based communities

Faith communities can provide an informed and supportive environment to help both victims of family violence and those who are abusive.

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Escaping Abuse Benefit

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

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Sagesse is uniquely positioned to disrupt the structure of domestic abuse in Alberta.

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Emergency financial assistance

Get emergency financial assistance by contacting the 24-hour Emergency Income Support Contact Centre to help with basic needs: 1-866-644-5135

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Emergency Needs Allowance

Financial assistance for unexpected emergencies is available through the Emergency Needs Allowance.

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Legal Aid Alberta

If you're dealing with family violence, Legal Aid Alberta can help you get an Emergency Protection Order (EPO) at no cost.

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Victim Services Alberta

Alberta police-based victim service programs may utilize the services of highly-trained volunteers to provide a 24/7 response to victims of crime and tragedy.

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LawCentral Alberta

This resource helps the public understand their rights and responsibilities under the law, and where to go for legal help and referral.