Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society is a non-profit organization with an incredible team of staff and volunteers who offer direct and immediate support, information and referrals for victims & witnesses of crime and tragedy. In the event of trauma or victimization, know that you are not alone. Our trained Advocates can assist in difficult times of crisis by providing caring, compassionate support and offering a wide realm of resources.

CAVWSS offers support and crisis intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to assist victims & witnesses of crime with a goal of reducing the emotional impact as a direct result of crisis and/or trauma. CAVWSS is also a referral service, providing information and direction to appropriate referral services.

Don't Know Where To Turn? We can help.

Crisis Support

We offer our clients immediate support, information and agency referrals to individuals affected by crime or trauma. 

Support Services

Our team offers services  through our professional and compassionate provision of direct support, information and referral.

Court Support

Victims/Witnesses are often overwhelmed about judicial processes. Our team can guide you step by step through the court process.


We provide information on programs and services offered through referral agencies that can assist you on the road ahead.

Our organization offers programs and services to the communities of Blackfalds, Clive, Joffre, Springbrook, the Summer Village of Gull Lake as well as a large portion of Red Deer and Lacombe County. The extensive geographic we serve (approximately 2,000 sq kms) requires staff and advocates to travel significant distances to deliver our services and engage in other activities on behalf of the unit (agency fairs, training etc). Population in this area is in excess of 40,000. In addition, using population data from a Red Deer County census, we provide services to approximately 33,000 customers, owners and employees of the businesses in the industrial areas within our service area. It is also estimated that over 75,000 motorists daily pass through our service area along the QE2 highway directly south of Red Deer – Gasoline Alley.


Have you been a victim or witness of crime or tragedy?

We can help.

Call 403-885-3355 today to learn more about our support services. 

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The team at Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society would like to send a huge shout-out to everyone who helped make The Road Ahead Campaign a SUCCESS!

Thank-you to our Board, Advocates, Staff and Volunteers, our local community and a heart-felt thank-you to our donors who paved the way, helping us support our clients on their journey ahead.

With the combination of financial contributions, special events and gift-in-kind sponsorships, we have reached and exceeded our campaign goal of $35,000.


This has made a huge difference and assisted our non-profit in supporting victims and witnesses of crime and trauma in the communities we serve.