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

2018 REACH AGM focuses on youth leaders, relationships with police

Each of us has the potential to be a leader within our community, and this year’s REACH AGM and Showcase Celebration will focus on the work being done to build leadership capacity among Edmonton’s youth through the Police and Youth Engagement Program (PYEP).

Seventh annual OST Conference offers practical supports

As the school year ends, front-line staff involved in offering summer programming will gather from across the city and province to access training opportunities and new ideas at the seventh annual Out-of-School-Time (OST) Conference June 28.

Workshop to help frontline workers support Muslim clients

A new workshop being offered by REACH Edmonton aims to provide counsellors, chaplains, and other care providers with the essential knowledge of Islam and Muslims that will better enable them to provide culturally sensitive care to diverse Muslims.

Week of awareness sheds light on exploitation in Edmonton

Edmonton recognized Sexual Exploitation Week of Awareness with a series of events, April 16-20.

Events

2018 Out of School Time Conference

Place: Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre, 11113 - 113 Street NW

Supporting Your Muslim Clients

Place: Commonwealth Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Road NW, Multipurpose Room 6

Practise 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.