People Experiencing Abuse

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Know that abuse is not okay and you are not alone.

If you are in danger, call 911 immediately.

Abuse is not the same for everyone.

  • Both women and men can experience abuse in relationships.
  • Abuse can take many forms, including coercive control, physical, sexual and more.
  • Abuse affects people in different ways, including children who witness abuse even if they are not themselves abused.

The law can help keep away and punish the person causing harm. This website has lots of information about the law and abuse in Alberta. Use the menu above to find more information. Or get help from local resources.