This topic discusses actions that should be taken by any person who is aware of a situation involving spousal or partner abuse or family violence. Family violence includes verbal, physical, emotional, financial and sexual abuse, neglect, stalking and forced confinement:
Help may also be available from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada if is the victim is aboriginal. There is also an Alberta Native Friendship Association, which allows victims to connect with services and people who have also been in the same situations as them. You can contact them at 780-423-3138.
If you or someone you suspect is in immediate danger, call the provincial family violence information line on 310-1818. You can get help anonymously in more than 170 languages. Another option is contacting the Alberta provincial abuse helpline at 1-855-4HELPAB (1-855-443-5722).