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Category: Family Violence

Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society

The Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society (CAWOS) opened its doors in 1984 as an agency devoted to supporting women affected by family violence, help meet...

Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter

The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter offers safe refuge, personal counseling, and community support for families experiencing family violence. Website http://cawes.com Email generalinfo@cawes.com Phone 403-346-5643...

Victim of Crime Act

Please click on the link below to obtain a PDF file of the Act. http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/v03.pdf...

Financial Benefits for Victims of Crime

Financial Benefits may be applied for in the following circumstances: injury benefits for victims of crime (for those physically / psychologically injured as a direct...

Critical Incident Stress

Information Sheet This document identifies some common signs and signals of a stress reaction, along with some suggestions to help you cope....

Some Coping Strategies for Children

This article provides some coping strategies for children after experiencing a trauma – whether death of a loved one, a disaster, or even abuse....

Women Abused in Intimate Relationships

This information sheet discusses women abused in intimate relationships: what abuse is, different types of abuse and things you can do if you are being...