GET HELP NOW
If you have an emergency CALL 911 or call 1-866-403-8000 to access the Alberta OneLine through the Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Services.
For a comprehensive list of Canadian sexual assault support services, visit the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centre’s website.
For a comprehensive list of Alberta sexual assault support services, visit the Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Services website.
Below are some local resources if you require support.
Sexual Assault Centres:
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE)
24-Hour Crisis Line: 780-423-4121
The Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton offers counselling and public education presentations. They currently offers presentations on non-consensual photo-sharing for youth, and for adults and professionals working with youth.
University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre
The University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre provides a safe place on campus where unconditional support, confidentiality, respect, and advocacy are available for those affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking. The U of A Sexual Assault Centre strives for a campus community free of sexual violence.
SAFFRON Centre’s mandate is to provide counselling services to persons who have suffered from sexual assault, abuse and sexual violence, as well as those person who have been affected by sexual assault (e.g. support persons, family members, etc., of someone who has experienced sexual assault) and also to provide proactive education regarding sexual assault, abuse and sexual violence to all individuals and to change attitudes, beliefs and myths surrounding sexual assault.
Alberta Health Services Sexual Assault Response Team
Non-emergency complaint line: 780-423-4567 (#377 from Mobile)
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-668-6868
A free and anonymous service supporting young people as they build the skills to improve their emotional health and well-being. Their website has a wide selection of resources about sending and receiving sexual messages over some form of technology, including: privacy and technology,
‘sexting’ and the law, and information on consent. This information is geared both towards teens and individuals who work with youth.
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This website provides comprehensive information on what to do and where to go after a youth has had their photos shared, and also provides a section for adults who are supporting youth through this experience.