Are you in crisis?

If the threat of danger is immediate:

Call 911.

Try to give the police your name, address and phone number. Provide as much additional information as circumstances allow.

Let them know if:

  • your life is in danger.
  • you are injured and will need an ambulance.
  • there are weapons being used and if so, what type.
  • there are drugs and/or alcohol involved.
  • there are children (or others) present in the home.
  • there is a history of violence.
  • there is a protection order, peace bond or restraining order in effect.

If you are experiencing domestic violence, but the threat is not immediate:

Call the following Distress & Crisis Lines:

  • Police Complaint Line: 780-423-4567
  • Support Network 24-Hour Distress Line: 780-482-4357
  • Edmonton Sexual Assault Centre 24-Hour Crisis Line: 780-423-4121
  • Kids Help Line: 1-800-668-6868
  • Child Abuse Hot Line: 1-800-387-5437
  • Teens Helping Teens: 780-428-8336

If you need emergency shelter:

If you need information and resources on domestic violence:

If you need affordable, accessible counselling services to help break the cycle of violence: