Below is a list of Edmonton community resources that can help you now.

24-Hour Numbers for Emergency Help

Sexual Assault Centre
780 423-4121
24-hour Confidential Sexual Assault Crisis Line for anyone affected by sexual violence, or anyone supporting someone affected by sexual violence

First Nation and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

Toll-free phone number 1-855-242-3310. Service Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The purpose of the Help Line is to provide immediate culturally competent telephone-based intervention counselling to First Nations and Inuit young people and adults experiencing distress. Counselling is available in English and French, and upon request, in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktut.

Suicide/Distress Line
780 482-4357
No matter what type of issue a person is dealing with, call if you need someone to listen

Chrysalis Network Counselling
Free, confidential telephone trauma counselling service to women, men, and youth who have been trafficked/exploited for the purposes of commercial sex or forced labour. Ongoing support to sex workers who do not personally identify as trafficked/exploited

Women’s Emergency Accommodation Center (WEAC)
780 423-5302
WEAC offers homeless women an emergency place to stay

Income Support
Get help in an emergency with basic needs like shelter, food, clothing and transportation with supports for fleeing abusive relationship call 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Community Referrals
All the information you need on the social, health and government services in your community

ADDAC Recovery Centre
780 427-4291
Detoxification centre for adults experiencing physical and psychological withdrawal from alcohol or other drugs

Day-time Help:

Below are organizations you can call during the day for help with your living situation, health and personal needs.

Helping people toward positive, healthy, and lasting change

E4C offers services for women, men and transgender persons who have experienced effects of sexual exploitation:

Crossroads Outreach
780 474-7421
Crossroads Outreach, offers safe and non-judgemental respite from the streets through van outreach and a drop-in. Needle exchange is provided. Call for hours.

Elizabeth House
780 378-0611
Short term housing to homeless women and supports to get a home

Boyle McCauley Health Centre
780 422-7333
Provides varied and flexible primary health care and health promotion services

Kindred House
780 424-4091
This is a program of Boyle McCauley Health Centre
Nutritious meals, information on resources available in the community. You can enjoy rest and respite from the street in a non-judgmental and caring environment.
Open Monday to Friday 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Streetworks Needle Exchange
780 422-7333 ext. 226
Access to clean equipment: clean needles (1 for 1 exchange), alcohol wipes, clean water, condoms, lubrication, vitamins, and first aid supplies if necessary

Women’s Centre for Health
780 423-4029
Nurse practitioner and a receptionist provides a walk-in clinic, prenatal care, and STI services to address women’s unique health needs and foster healthy choices and behaviours

Catholic Social Services Safe House Outreach Program
780 439-4074
Support, counselling, and advocacy also offers prostitution awareness and one-to-one support to individuals and families affected by sexual exploitation

Elizabeth Fry Society
780 784-2205
The Community Resources Program offers one-on-one support, drop-in crisis support, and referrals

Metis Child and Family Services
780 452-6100
Help for families with family issues and learning to use community resources, you do not have to have Children’s Services involvement. Project SNUG street outreach

DECSA – Transitions Program
780 474-2500
pre-employment and life management skills program to help those who have current or past involvement in the sex trade and would like to move into mainstream employment or education

Boyle Street Community Service, Inner City Victim Services Program
780 232-7840
Information and support to access and successfully navigate the Criminal Justice System

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

24-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line
780 423-4121
Help for children, teenagers, and adults who have experienced sexual abuse or assault, education for the public about sexual violence