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.

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

Summer Access Program continues to grow

A summer initiative aimed at giving vulnerable youth much-needed support increased in size for the fifth year in a row, offering programming to more children than ever in 2018.

REACH AGM shines light on youth leaders, relationships with police

More than 250 people attended this year’s REACH AGM and Showcase Celebration June 8, which focused on the work being done to build leadership capacity among Edmonton’s youth through the Police and Youth Engagement Program (PYEP).

PYEP registration at capacity ahead of 2018 summer program

The Police and Youth Engagement Program (PYEP) is already at capacity with 55 youth registered ahead of the two-week program in August.

A4YC Conference builds new partnership with Enoch Cree Nation

More than 400 people attended the Allies 4 Youth Conference (A4YC) at the River Cree Conference Centre May 14-15, 2018, marking the third time the biennial conference has been held in Edmonton.


A Self Care Starter Kit

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Place: Commonwealth Recreation Centre


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.