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 front-line 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 Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI)

Neighbourhood Initiative

Past Initiatives

Reach News

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OST Conference offers practical supports

As the school year ends, front-line staff involved in offering summer programming gathered from across the city and province to access training opportunities and new ideas at the sixth annual Out-of-School-Time (OST) Conference.

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AGM panel focuses on immigrant stories, experiences

Stories of challenge and triumph were the focus of a panel discussion at REACH Edmonton’s seventh Annual General Meeting and Showcase Celebration June 8, which was attended by nearly 250 people.

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REACH recognized with Alberta Community Justice Award

REACH Edmonton was one of six recipients to receive the 2017 Alberta Community Justice Award in the Partnerships and Collaboration category.

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#JustCall211 campaign recognized with IABC Award of Excellence

If you’re in Edmonton and you see someone in distress, you can help before police or emergency services are needed by calling 211 and pressing 3 for the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team.

Events

Understanding & Transcending the Transmission of Historical Trauma in Indigenous Families

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.

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.