City of Red Deer
Helping Those Who Are Vulnerable and Have Been Abused
Abuse & Vulnerable Sector
What Is Abuse
Abuse is a way of controlling the behavior of another person. Power is misused in this way to make victims vulnerable by using intimacy, trust, and dependencies.
Society’s most vulnerable members; those whose conditions, whether temporary or permanent, are due to age, disability, or other factors; include:
Also included are children, adolescents, senior citizens, people with physical, developmental, social, emotional, or other disabilities, as well as those who have been victimized by crime. The vulnerability may be a temporary condition or permanent.
Resources & Services
Red Deer City Victim Services Unit
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Red Deer Victims Services Unit