COVID-19 and Family Violence Information Sheet

Good morning everyone,

It is important to know where you can turn if you or someone you know is experiencing family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Help is available to Albertans dealing with family violence, partner abuse, sexual violence, child abuse, elder abuse, pet abuse, or financial abuse.

We all play a role in learning where to turn to for help. Please consider sharing these supports among your personal and professional networks.

  • Read and share – Family violence during COVID-19 info sheet
  • In case of emergency, call 911. Police and emergency responders will continue to respond throughout the pandemic, even to those in quarantine. 
  • Family Violence Info Line
    • anonymous support from trained staff:
      • Call 310-1818 | 24/7 | 170+ languages
      • Chat online alberta.ca/SafetyChat | 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily | English
  • Other supports and services for those experiencing family violence

Please accept my heartfelt appreciation for your dedication to preventing and ending family violence. Stay safe and healthy.

Sincerely,

Ken Dropko
Executive Director, Family and Community Services Branch
Community and Social Services
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