Resources in Greater Edmonton for Sexual Assault or Exploitation

Resources in Greater Edmonton for Sexual Assault/Violence or Exploitation/Trafficking

Emergency: 911

Kids Help Phone is 1.800.668.6868

Alberta’s Child Abuse Hotline is 1.800.387.KIDS (5437)

24 Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACE Edmonton) 780.423.4121

In Alberta you are required by law to report suspected Child Abuse call the Hotline at 1.800.387.5437 or visit your nearest police station.

Edmonton Police Services (EPS): Emergency: 911| Non-Emergency Calls: 780.423.4567 | TELUS Mobility: #377 | Rogers: *377 | TTY: 780.425.1231| Switchboard: 780.421.3333.

Edmonton Police Victim Service Unit (VSU), 9620 103A Avenue  NW | 780.421.2217 or Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association’s (APBVSA) website at

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE) offers a 24 Hour Crisis Line | 780. 423.4121 that provides support, referrals and information to individuals affected by sexual violence. Public education, diversity outreach and a war rape (compassionate witness) program are also services provided by SACE.

Sexual Assault Response Team of Edmonton (SART) is a group of registered nurses and doctors who have special training in caring for patients who have been sexually assaulted. This is a 24 hour service offered through emergency rooms of Alberta Health Services (AHS) hospitals. The team is activated when a victim informs the emergency room staff that they have been assaulted. SART offers people (14 years and older) who have been sexually assaulted compassionate, confidential and complete medical care without judgment.

Sexual Assault Centre (U of A), 2-705 Students’ Union Building (SUB) | 780.492.9771. The University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre, as part of University Student Services, provides a safe place on campus where unconditional support, confidentiality, respect and advocacy are available for those affected by sexual assault. The U of A Sexual Assault Centre strives for a campus community free of sexual violence.

The Support Network is a safe place to call. | 211 | 780.482.HELP (4357) when life hurts. Help lines are free, anonymous, confidential and available every hour, every day.

Edmonton’s Zebra Child Protection Centre, the first centre of its kind in Canada, enables our community to respond to child abuse with a professional, compassionate and highly integrated program of healing and justice. Zebra gives all of us an opportunity to lend strength to abused children and create an exemplary model for compassion and justice in contending with child abuse. Contact | 780.421.2359 or

Little Warriors is a great Edmonton-based NPO that is doing what it can to ensure safety for our children. Toll Free: 1.888.440.1343 | Phone: 780.447.1343

Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) CEASE builds bridges over poverty and creates pathways out of exploitation. They provide tools for sexually exploited and trafficked persons to heal and renew their lives. Phone: 780.471.6143  Email:

Human trafficking resources (Edmonton and Alberta):

ACT Alberta coordinates services for victims of human trafficking, manages a Victims Assistance Fund, provides training and education to service providers, engages and educates the public, researches and collects data on human trafficking, helps develop policy provincially and nationally, and builds capacity for community-based responses to human trafficking. Visit to learn more about Action Coalition on Human Trafficking. Phone: 780.474.1104

Youth Stop Trafficking and Exploitation Project (YSTEP) We all have a role to prevent and end sexual exploitation, human trafficking and social injustice. You can be part of this important work in your school, among your friends, your community or the world. What you say and do matters. You can make a difference!

Human trafficking resources (national and international):

The Chrysalis Network is a GBLT friendly, non-abolitionist, humanitarian organization dedicated to supporting ALL workers involved in the adult industry. You do not need to identify as a trafficked person to be welcomed by our line. Languages spoken by Chrysalis counsellors include English, French, Punjabi, Hindi, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay, Portuguese, and Afrikaans. 1.866.528.7109

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is taking leadership on trafficking with the launch of the Task Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada an initiative of Canadian Women’s Foundation.

Stop the Traffik

Community Resources compiled by SACE (note there are duplications).

Sherwood Park

Sherwood Park RCMP/Sherwood Park Victim Services
Business: 780.467.7741

SAFFRON Strathcona Sexual Assault Centre | Crisis: 780.449.0900 |

*Note this is a quick guide and is in no way a comprehensive guide to the resources and services that are available in the Greater Edmonton Region. (Last updated March 24, 2016.)


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