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The City of Edmonton offers counselling and support services to victims of family violence.

Family Violence - It Can Happen to Anyone

Individual Assistance

  • An opportunity to speak with a professional social worker
  • Free counselling for individuals who have experienced control, abuse or violence in their intimate partner relationship
  • Assistance connecting with community resources
  • Information regarding resources for individuals who are concerned about their abusive behaviours toward family members or intimate partners

Individual and Family Well Being Brochure

Are You In A Healthy Relationship Brochure

Domestic Abuse High Risk Team (DAHRT)

DAHRT is a partnership between social workers from City of Edmonton Citizen Services and Edmonton Police Service. The team:

  • Contacts victims after there has been a police report of domestic violence
  • Assesses risk and provides safety options and support to victims
  • Makes recommendations to the court for bail and sentencing
  • Partners with other agencies to assist victims
  • Family Violence Resources

Family Violence Support Groups

  • Free registered and drop-in groups for those who have experienced control or violence in an intimate partner relationship
  • Free childcare provided during groups

Family Violence Prevention Team

Men's Services Brochure

Women's Support Groups Brochure

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Title Individual and Family Well-being


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