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 frontline 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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AGM to highlight immigrant and refugee experiences

With policies affecting immigration and refugees in Canada making headlines over the past 18 months, REACH is using the 2017 Annual General Meeting and Showcase Celebration to focus on this issue through a local lens by taking a look at the challenges and successes arising from Edmonton's newcomer communities.

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Soccer camps aim to support accessible, no-cost league

A free soccer league is positively affecting local children playing the game, as well as the neighbourhoods they play in.

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Community panel discusses Internet safety for children, youth

The SEWG hosted a public event, April 25, in conjunction with Edmonton's annual Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness.

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Report back event shares results, data from 24/7 Crisis Diversion

More than 170 people attended a March 15 community report back event that showcased the effect the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team is having on Edmonton streets since launching in November 2015.

Events

Stories of Survival Workshop

Place: Multipurpose Room 6, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Understanding Pre-migration Context & Supporting Newcomer Families with Trauma Workshop

Place: Room 205-206, Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre

Human Trafficking in Alberta

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

REACH AGM & Showcase Celebration

Place: Central Lions Recreation Centre, 1113-113 St. NW

Out-of-School-Time (OST) Conference

Place: Clareview Recreation Centre

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.