About

REACH is Edmonton's Council for Safe Communities. We are a backbone, community-based organization working to mobilize and coordinate organizations, community groups and Edmontonians to find innovative solutions to community safety and prevention.

Our Story

As a backbone organization REACH provides overall strategic direction with stakeholders, facilitates dialogue between partners, manages data collection and analysis, handles communications, coordinates community outreach, and mobilizes funding.

REACH has collective impact. We foster social change; a new way of thinking about and working to solve complex social issues to ensure our communities are safer.

Training

Our training is accessible and provides knowledgeable, practical solutions for frontline workers, supervisors, law enforcement, social workers and others regarding best practices for working with vulnerable people and diverse populations.

Inter-Cultural Competency Training

Trauma Informed Training

Working with Aboriginal Clients

Hard Target

Gang Awareness

Conferences

Initiatives

In addition to implementing the nine REACH Report recommendations, REACH partners with organizations, businesses, community groups and individual Edmontonians to initiate or support innovative and effective programs that address the root causes of crime.

24/7 Service for Vulnerable People

Schools as Community Hubs (SACH)

WrapED (Wraparound Edmonton)

REACH Aboriginal Leadership Circle (RALC)

REACH Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI)

Edmonton Stop Marijuana Grow Ops Coalition (ESMGOC)

The Sexual Exploitation Working Group (SEWG)

OutREACH

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Reach News

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OST Conference sets frontline workers up for success

The fourth annual Out of School Time (OST) Conference gathered nearly 100 frontline staff for programs that work with youth for a day of professional development June 13.

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#JustCall211 campaign recognized with IABC award

#JustCall211, a social media campaign aimed at raising awareness about a street outreach initiative, was recently recognized with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Edmonton Award of Merit.

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REACH highlights five years in community with trio of videos

REACH Edmonton celebrated five years in the community with the release of three videos showing the organization’s journey, goals and successes.

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Persistence pays off with outreach app development

REACH Edmonton brought together outreach workers from inner city agencies, Homeward Trust and privacy experts to develop the app.

Events

5th Annual Edmonton International Youth Day 2015

Place: Castle Downs District Park (11510 - 153 Avenue)

Historic Trauma & Aboriginal Client Services Workshop

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.

Tamarack's Collective Impact Summit

Place: Vancouver, BC

Working with Immigrant & Refugee Communities Workshop

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.

Pre-migration Context and the Influence of PTSD in Working with Newcomer Families Workshop

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.

Stories of Survival Workshop

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.

Historic Trauma & Aboriginal Client Services Workshop

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.

Contact

Contact Info

  • Suite 901, Baker Centre, 10025 - 106 St., Edmonton, AB T5J 1G4
  • 780.498.1231
  • fax: 780.498.1266
  • info@reachedmonton.ca
  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.