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Community Resources

Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
SART is a team of Registered Nurses who have been specially trained in sexual assault care. Anyone 14 years old or older, of any gender, can access the SART nurses by going to any hospital in the Edmonton region and asking to see a SART nurse. These nurses provide compassionate, confidential, and non-judgmental care to anyone who has been sexually assaulted within the last 7 days. For more information call Health Link at 780-408-LINK(5465) or visit www.capitalhealth.ca.

University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre
The University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre provides a safe place on campus where unconditional support, confidentiality, respect, and advocacy are available for those affected by sexual assault. All services are free of charge, and no appointment is necessary. Please visit http://www.sac.ualberta.ca/ or call 780-492-9771 for more information.

Saffron Centre
The Saffron Centre is a sexual assault centre in Sherwood Park that offers help to victims of sexual assault, specializing in crisis intervention, therapy, & education. For more information click here.

U-Solve (University Students Offering Leadership for Violence Elimination)
U-SOLVE is an initiative between Grant MacEwan University and the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE) to address gender-based violence. By working with students, U-SOLVE will identify resources unavailable on campus, determine student priorities, and implement appropriate strategies for response. Students, as project partners and agents of change, will be supported by U-SOLVE to create a sustainable campus community plan.

Sexual Assault Voices of Edmonton (SAVE)
SAVE is a broad-based coalition including educators, NGO's, health care professionals, sexual assault counsellors, the Edmonton Police Service, and interested business and individuals. Their common goal is to reduce the incidences of alcohol facilitated sexual assaults in Edmonton by reaching those who commit it. The SAVE coalition has developed the highly acclaimed, "Don't Be That Guy" campaign. For more information visit http://www.sexualassaultvoices.com/.

ConsentED
ConsentED is a group of 11 individuals who are working towards a world without sexual violence. Their website is designed to start a conversation on the topic of consent, and what we all can do to end sexual violence. For more information visit http://www.consented.ca/.

Start By Believing
Start by Believing is a public awareness campaign uniquely focused on the public response to sexual assault. Because a friend or family member is typically the first person a victim confides in after an assault, each individual's personal reaction is the first step on a long path toward justice and healing. For more information on the Start By Believing campaign, click here.

STI Clinic
Free and confidential testing, counselling, and treatment for STI's (Sexually Transmitted Infections), HIV, and BBP (Blood borne pathogens). For more information call 780-342-2300 or click here.

STI Clinic Edmonton
11111 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton T5K 0L4

Edmonton Police Service (EPS)
The Edmonton Police Service accepts reports of sexual assault and child sexual abuse, and investigates the crimes. There is no time limit on reporting cases of sexual assault or sexual abuse to the police. For more information about EPS and reporting sexual assaults, call 780-423-4567 or click here.

Edmonton Protection Order Program
The Family Law Office helps victims of family violence through its Emergency Protection Order Program (EPOP). The Emergency Protection Order Program provides clients with information and lawyers that can help them to obtain and confirm protection orders. For more information click here.

The Today Centre
The Today Centre delivers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary response to family violence, including sexual assault. It offers a safe place for those affected by domestic violence to access timely, short-term services and support. Additionally, The Today Centre links those affected by domestic violence to medium-term and long-term services and resources in the community that further supports their quality of life. For more information visit http://www.thetodaycentre.ca/.

Crisis Support Centre
Offers immediate support and crisis intervention. For more information, visit http://www.crisissupportcentre.com/.

Ben Calf Robe Society
The Ben Calf Rode Society strives to protect and enhance the sacredness of children, by providing children and their families with holistic education, supportive social services and programs of high quality and cultural relevance. For more information visit http://www.bcrsociety.ab.ca/.

Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness
The Compass Centre for Sexual Wellness is a pro-choice, charitable organization that provides sexual health education and counselling services in Edmonton and surrounding communities. For more information visit http://www.optionssexualhealth.ca/.

Woman's Health Options
Woman's Health Options is a clinic comprised of a team of committed medical, social work and support staff who respect a woman's right to reproductive choice and value women's health promotion. They provide education, counselling, information, birth control, referrals and medication and surgical abortions in an atmosphere of respect, dignity, empathy and confidentiality. For more information visit http://www.compasscentre.ca/about-us/.

Canadian Red Cross - RespectED: Violence & Abuse Prevention
RespectED: Violence & Abuse Prevention programs promote healthier relationships and safer communities through education and partnerships. For more information click here.

The Family Centre
The Family Centre offers a wide range of programs and services to individuals, families and workplaces. Programs are provided on a fee for service basis. Many of the services are subsidized and they offer sliding scale options for those who qualify. For more information visit http://the-family-centre.com/.

Pride Centre
The Pride Centre of Edmonton provides resources, supports and programming for the GLBTTIQQ2SAA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, 2-Spirit, Asexual and Allied) community and its supporters in Edmonton. For more information visit http://pridecentreofedmonton.org/.

Centre for Survivors of Torture and Trauma
The Edmonton Centre for Survivors of Torture and Trauma provides counselling services for refugees and immigrants whose past traumatic experiences are still causing significant distress and emotional problems in their present lives. For more information call 780-424-7709.

Elder Abuse Intervention Team
The Elder Abuse Intervention Team is a collaboration of the Edmonton Police Service, The City of Edmonton Community Services, Catholic Social Services and Victorian Order of Nurses. Their mission is to prevent and respond to elder abuse by working in partnership with the community, thereby enhancing the well being of older adults. For more information click here, or call the Elder Abuse Intake Line at 780-477-2929.

Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)
SAGE is a full service not-for-profit seniors' organization whose mandate is to build and maintain a broad range of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for seniors and their families in the greater Edmonton area. For more information visit http://www.mysage.ca/index.cfm or call 780-701-9015.

Native Counselling Services of Alberta
The Native Counselling Services of Alberta is committed to providing healing and harmony to the Aboriginal community through a variety of avenues, covering everything from programs that prevent youth recruitment into street gangs, family and community wellness programming to legal education, national health campaigns, video production and community-based research. For more information visit http://www.ncsa.ca/online.

Aboriginal Consulting Services
Aboriginal Consulting Services Association of Alberta provides services that honour the mind, body, spirit and emotions of each person that walks through their door. The team works collectively with clients by supporting the client in believing that they are the expert when it comes to their personal journey, and provides programs to achieve this goal. For more information visit http://aboriginalconsultingservices.ca/.

Changing Together
Changing Together is a place for immigrant women to meet and work together in solving their problems, and offers support to immigrant women to participate fully in Canadian life. They also assist immigrant women to acquire employment skills and work experience through their volunteer program. For more information visit http://www.changingtogether.com/.