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.


Join REACH Edmonton on a training journey to enhance your professional practice in 2018! Our training is accessible and provides knowledgeable, practical solutions for those working with vulnerable people and diverse populations.

Working with Multicultural Families Experiencing Family Violence

Youth Training


Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Understanding PTSD, Trauma and Supporting Resilience in Affected Newcomers

A Self-Care Start Kit


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 Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI)

Neighbourhood Initiative

Past Initiatives

Reach News

Summer position creates new view of social issues for medical student

A summer staff member for the YEGAmbassadors program says she has gained a wider understanding of complex social issues and how they affect the city’s core after working with the program for two months.

Trauma Informed Edmonton aims to train local leaders

Trauma Informed Edmonton is inviting leaders in service provider organizations to take a trauma-informed approach at the organizational level.

OST Conference helps summer programs grow

REACH partners to keep cultural training accessible

REACH Edmonton and the Centre for Race and Culture (CFRAC) are teaming up to keep training for frontline workers accessible and affordable in 2019.



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