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.

Youth Training

Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Cultural Competency

Community Practice

Reconciliation and Practice


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

Syrian soccer team creates community

A soccer team for Syrian men in Edmonton is building more than just a sports team.

Lunch and Learn explores new and expanded addictions and mental health services at Royal Alex

The Sexual Exploitation Working Group (SEWG) is hosting a workshop to explore the new and expanded addictions and mental health services available in Edmonton’s inner city.

Conference focuses on essential link between reconciliation, trauma-informed practice

Edmonton front-line workers will gather March 12-14 to deepen their understanding of trauma-informed practice in serving vulnerable clients at Trauma Informed Edmonton’s 2019 Gathering.

Crime prevention conference aims to build a safer tomorrow

A conference aimed at building a safer future for all Albertans will gather experts, community members, business owners, government and law enforcement to share knowledge and build collaboration in communities this spring.


Reach Lunch & Learn

Place: Grant MacEwan

Working with Multicultural Families Experiencing Family Violence

Place: Edmonton Intercultural Centre, Sunburst Space, Third Floor

Unpacking Hate Crime: Hate, Bias, and Community Expectations

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre 11000 Stadium Road Northwest

Understanding PTSD, Trauma and Supporting Resilience in Affected Newcomers

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre 11000 Stadium Road Northwest

Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre 11000 Stadium Road Northwest


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