Join over 50+ member agencies in the ongoing collaborative effort to take constructive action against family violence & strengthen our community’s capacity.

Membership in Community Initiatives Against Family Violence (CIAFV) not only allows your agency the benefits of staying connected with a strong network of helping professionals, it also offers valuable education and knowledge sharing at monthly members meetings. There are many benefits offered by CIAFV, an organization that uses the combined strength of more than 50 agencies to refer and collaborate with each other to meet the needs of this sector.

GBV Resource Collective

To 'bridge the gap' between all individuals, organizations, and social & government agencies affected by gender-based violence (GBV) through targeted resources, education, and advocacy. Creating the space for conversation and connection at all levels.

(587) 991-8766

Nyati Consulting

Nyati Consulting builds resiliency and facilitated healing in the lives of those traumatized by violence.


Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation

CEASE builds bridges over income instability and creates pathways out of exploitation. We provide tools for persons who have experienced sexual exploitation or sex-trafficking to heal and renew their lives.

10:00 - 16:00 Monday - Friday

(780) 471-6137

Catholic Social Services

08:30 - 17:30 Monday - Friday

(780) 471-1122

Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters

If you need to speak with someone at a shelter near you, call the toll free number

If you would like to connect with a shelter, please call their confidential and toll-free line.


Community Initiatives Against Family Violence

Through innovative strategies, CIAFV supports the creation of a collaborative, coordinated, diverse, community response to family violence, strengthening our community’s capacity to take constructive action against family violence.

Phone and emails monitored.

(780) 428-3660

Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation

Jessie’s House is an emergency shelter for individuals and families fleeing domestic violence.



The Shaama Centre

The Shaama Centre is a dynamic community hub that offers a range of activities and services that enhance the quality of life for our seniors, women and their families especially those who are isolated because of social and physical barriers.

09:00 - 16:30 Monday - Friday

(780) 465 2992

Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative

MCHB supports Edmonton's newcomers.

09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday Virtual and phone support available.

(780) 423-1973

Multicultural Family Resource Society

Multicultural Family Resource Society was built by and for immigrant and refugee families who dared to dream of an inclusive, equitable and intercultural Edmonton.

Phone and email monitored.


Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

EMCN enhances the quality of life of newcomers through language, employment, settlement programs.

Call to book an appointment with extended hours. In-person appointments are available under special circumstances with all safety protocols observed.

(780) 945-2295

Edmonton Catholic Schools


(780) 441-6000