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

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

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

Public plays a vital role in Crisis Diversion

As the weather dipped to frigid temperatures over the past month, members of the public can help their vulnerable neighbours by calling 211 if they see a person who may need shelter form the cold. But many Edmontonians seem to have already gotten the message, as public calls to 211 have increased exponentially since 2015.

Tamarack brings collective impact workshop to Edmonton

The work of REACH Edmonton is defined by its collaborative nature. Which is why REACH is partnering with the Tamarack Institute to bring a three-day training opportunity focused on working collectively to Edmonton February 28 - March 2.

PYEP alumni receives Canada 150 Community Leadership Award

A refugee teen, who used his experience at a summer program to give back to the community, has received a Canada 150 Community Leadership Award.

2017 Year in Review

We at REACH feel so very privileged to have so many amazing partners! 2017 has been another fantastic year! Our partners make our work so rewarding. As is our tradition at years end we take the time to reflect upon the year gone by.

Events

Practice As Ceremony Cultural Support Services

Place: Room 6, Parkdale School, 11648 85 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

Effective Intercultural Practice

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Understanding the Pre-Migration Context and Supporting Newcomer Families with Trauma

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, Multipurpose Room 6

Practice As Ceremony Cultural Support Services

Place: Room 6, Parkdale School, 11648 85 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

A Self Care Starter Kit

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, Multipurpose Room 6

Practice As Ceremony Cultural Support Services

Place: Room 6, Parkdale School, 11648 85 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

Understanding the Pre-Migration Context and Supporting Newcomer Families with Trauma

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, Multipurpose Room 6

Effective Intercultural Practice

Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, Multipurpose Room 6

A Self Care Starter Kit

Place: 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.