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.

WIN House

Win House offers emergency services for women and children fleeing domestic violence.

Shelter OPEN during COVID-19.


Edmonton Police Service – Domestic Offender Crimes Section

DOCS works with families to find emotional and physical safety an end the cycle of violence.

780-423-4567 or #377 on mobile

Edmonton John Howard Society

Edmonton John Howard Society provides outreach support and court support for people impacted by family violence.

08:30 - 11:30 Wednesday, 08:30 - 11:30 and 13:00 - 16:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (hours or services may differ)

(780) 428-7590

Edmonton Violence Prevention Centre

Offers counselling services, education, and training.

Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 16:00 (hours or services may differ)


Edmonton & District Labour Council

Edmonton & District Labour Council provides support to Edmonton and area unions.

Phone and email monitored.


Children’s Services – Edmonton

Edmonton & Area Child & Family Services provides 24-hour Information phone line in 170 languages or chat with staff.

Phone Support Available



E4C provides shelter & housing, education, food security, and community & connection

Phone support available.

(780) 424-7543

City of Edmonton Family & Community Support Services Program

Family and Community Support Services is a joint municipal/provincial partnership that funds preventative social service programs.

Phone support available.

(780) 496-4777

Healthy Families Healthy Futures

CAHR coordinates training and funding for a variety of programs in Athabasca, Barrhead, and Westlock.

Phone and emails monitored

780- 307-2444 ext. 0

LaSalle Shelter

CSS offers a safe place for women leaving abusive relationships to rebuild their lives. CSS also provides settlement services and counselling for immigrants and refugees.

Shelter OPEN during COVID-19.


Bissell Centre

Bissel helps people meet basic daily needs.

Monday - Friday 07:30 - 16:00

(780) 423-2285

ASSIST Community Services Centre

ASSIST provides diversified services to immigrants and their families.

09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday

(780) 429 3111