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 Indigenous Clients

Trauma Informed Edmonton

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

All in for Youth

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)

Reach News

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Report back event to share 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team results

After launching in October 2015, the 24/7 Crisis Diversion partnership is preparing a report back to the community. The event is being held at the Santa Maria Goretti Centre (11050-90 Street) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 15, 2017.

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24/7 Crisis Diversion Teams connect clients to supports

Since October 2015, the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team has had vans on the streets in Edmonton, helping people in non-emergency crises get the help they need without unnecessarily involving police or emergency services.

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Innovative collaboration leads to 24/7 Edmonton App

An app aimed at allowing 24/7 Crisis Diversion teams to collect and share real time information in the field has allowed frontline workers to go digital.

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#JustCall211 calls bolstered during extreme weather

Edmontonians respond to #JustCall211 during extreme cold weather

Events

Historic Trauma & Aboriginal Client Services Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Translating Trauma Informed Principles Into Practice Workshop

Place: Suite 101, Early Childhood Development Support Services, 13025 St. Albert Trail NW

Effective Intercultural Practice Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Stories of Survival Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Understanding Pre-migration Context & Supporting Newcomer Families with Trauma Workshop

Place: Room 205-206, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

A Self-Care Starter Kit: An Essential Survival Tool for Helping Professionals Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

REACH AGM & Showcase Celebration

Place: Central Lions Recreation Centre, 1113-113 St. NW

Understanding Pre-migration Context & Supporting Newcomer Families with Trauma Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Translating Trauma Informed Principles Into Practice Workshop

Place: Suite 101, Early Childhood Development Support Services, 13025 St. Albert Trail NW

Historic Trauma & Aboriginal Client Services Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Stories of Survival Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

A Self-Care Starter Kit: An Essential Survival Tool for Helping Professionals Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Effective Intercultural Practice Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

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.