City of Red Deer

Victim Services

Help for Victims of Crime.

If you’re experiencing family violence, you are not alone. Below are resources that can help you – emergency crisis lines, in-person services, police and legal resources. Explore your options and find the resources in Red Deer that can help you end the violence.

Crisis Lines

Supports Phone Number
403-266-HELP (4357)
24-hour crisis line
1-877-303-2642
24-hour addiction and mental health support from Alberta Health Services
1-800-387-5437
24-hour support. Use this line to get help for you or a child you know that is being neglected, abused or sexually exploited.
1 800-668-6868
24 hour phone, text or online support for kids, teens and young adults.
1-866-956-1099
24 hour support text, call, or online chat. Crisis, short-term and long-term counselling for those affected by sexual violence.
1-866-925-4419
Provides mental health, emotional and cultural support services to eligible former Indian Residential School students and their families.
1-780-454-8888
24-hour help provides confidential, short-term crisis intervention, emotional support an resources for those experiencing seniors’ abuse.
1-866-644-5135
Call the 24 hour contact centre if you are facing an emergency need for food, medication, clothing, temporary shelter or basic dental care.
Dial 211 and press 2
Team consists of specially-trained professionals that can provide front line assessment, intervention and support. They can connect people in crisis with the social services they need, such as housing supports, mental health supports, detox programs and harm reduction resources.

Police Support

Supports Phone Number
Red Deer RCMP Non-Emergency Line
403-343-5575
Red Deer City Victim Services
403-406-2345

In-person Support Shelters

Supports Phone Number
1-888-346-5643
Offers safe refuge, counselling, and support for families experiencing family violence.
403 341-3190
No judgement, just support; whether you need information, resources or someone to talk to.
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Provided through the Red Deer Regional Hospital, DART provides 24/7 specialized support to individuals experiencing domestic violence.
403 347-2480
The Domestic Violence Outreach program offers support to individuals
leaving or experiencing domestic abuse. This program can be a source of short-term support as women seek information and make healthy choices. The focus is safety, connection to resources, information, and education related to domestic abuse and breaking the cycle of violence.

Mental Health, Counselling & Family Services

Legal Support

Supports Phone Number
1-866-845-3425
Do you need help dealing with family violence? Visit this page to find out your legal options.
403-314-9129
Offer free 30-minute appointments with a volunteer lawyer where they can provide legal advice and referrals.
Learn about your options for legal protection.

Other Resources

Supports Phone Number
Is a free, location-based map and online directory that allows you to find the closest, most relevant service for your needs with complete privacy.
Call 2-1-1 + press 2
The Social Diversion team consists of specially-trained professionals that can provide front line assessment, intervention and support. They can connect people in crisis with the social services they need, such as housing supports, mental health supports, detox programs and harm reduction resources.

For more information and resources, please visit our page on Domestic and Family Violence. https://reddeercityvsu.ca/domestic-violence/



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