We Support

Our mandate is to provide direct support, information, referral and education for victims of crime or tragedy until their own support systems are in place.

 

Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society provides services to the people of Blackfalds, Clive, Joffre, Springbrook, the Summer Village of Gull Lake, a large portion of Lacombe County, and a large portion of Red Deer County. Victim Support can be provided at the request of a police officer, a referral from another agency, detachment walk-in or phone inquiries.  Trained Victim Support Advocates come to the immediate aid of those whose lives have been shattered by crime or tragedy. This may include someone who has been sexually assaulted, harassed, beaten, robbed, involved in a motor vehicle accident,  who has experienced the sudden death of a loved one or whom has been the victim of a break in. The advocates provide immediate and direct support, compassion, a listening ear, and direction on obtaining support related services. All services are free and confidential. Advocates can provide court preparation and accompany victims to court, as well as track criminal proceedings for the victim, should it be required.

Our Vision

We assist in bridging the gap from hurt to hope to empower survivors of crime and tragedy to take control of their lives.

Our Mission

To equip clients to engage positively and productively in their community through our professional and compassionate provision of direct support, information, referral and education.

A huge THANK YOU to Blackfalds and Central Alberta!!!!

 

Thank you for your generous donations, with both check stops we raised just over $13,500!!!  

Thank you to the Blackfalds RCMP, CPO’s from Blackfalds and Red Deer County and the Blackfalds Fire Department for keeping us safe on the road! 

 

Thanks to all our volunteers who braved the cold, The Blackfalds Bulldogs Peewee 1 Hockey team, the CAVWSS volunteers, the Community volunteers and a

special thank you to Santa Claus who kept everyone

entertained with his high energy!  

This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support.  Your support helps us to continue providing our communities with quick response to victims of crime and tragedy. 

With Much Appreciation!!

Working in Partnership with the RCMP to provide support, information and referrals to victims of crime or tragedy.

Working in Partnership with the
RCMP

 

 

Message from the Executive Director

WELCOME to the Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society web site. We hope that you take some time to navigate through the information provided and become more aware of:

 

  • Our organization’s mandate and services

  • How we reach out to victims and survivors of crime and/or trauma

  • The Victims of Crime Protocol and the Victims of Crime Act – what can a victim of crime in Alberta expect?

  • Special events sponsored by Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society 

  • Volunteer recruitment

  • Fundraising efforts

  • Victimization, the impact of crime on victims, victims’ rights, and victim services programs throughout the province.

 

If you would like to know more about Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society, or are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact me by email at admin@victimsupport.ca or call 403-348-9839. 

'Hope' by Paul Brandt

Thank you to our

sponsors & supporters!!!

For a list of our sponsors, click here

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Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society

 

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