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

Hard Target Personal Safety & Self Defence Seminar

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.

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Schools as Community Hubs (SACH)

WrapED (Wraparound Edmonton)

REACH Aboriginal Leadership Circle (RALC)

REACH Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI)

The Sexual Exploitation Working Group (SEWG)

Edmonton Stop Marijuana Grow Ops Coalition (ESMGOC)

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Reach News

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Edmontonians collaborate for change

Edmonton recognized Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness with a series of events, April 18-22.

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WrapED surrounds youth with supports to move away from the threat of gangs

Half-way through a five-year project, WrapED is preparing to report back to the community at a public event on May 3.

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Sold-out High Risk Youth Conference will focus on building connections

Following a successful 2014 event, the High Risk Youth Conference (HRYC) returns May 16-17 with another sold-out event.

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Edmonton to recognize Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness

The causes and impacts of sexual exploitation affect everyone. This complex social issue disproportionately affects youth, LGBTQ persons, Indigenous, immigrant and refugee groups.

Events

WrapED Community Report Back

Place: Santa Maria Goretti Centre, 11050-90 St.

Pre-migration Context & the Influence of PTSD in Working with Youth and Children Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

High Risk Youth Conference

Place: Robbins Health Learning Centre, MacEwan University

Effects of Trauma on Mental Health

Place: Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 - 107 Ave. (McCauley School)

The Cost of Caring: Taking Stock and Nurturing Self-Care Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

REACH Edmonton AGM & Showcase Celebration

Place: Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre

Historic Trauma & Aboriginal Client Services Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Pre-migration Context & the Influence of PTSD in Working with Newcomers Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Stories of Survival Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

The Cost of Caring: Taking Stock and Nurturing Self-Care Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Historic Trauma & Aboriginal Client Services Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Working with Immigrant & Refugee Communities Workshop

Place: Green & Gold Room (Multipurpose Room 6), Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Pre-migration Context and the Influence of PTSD in Working with Youth and Children Workshop

Place: Green and Gold Room (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.