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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. 


******NEW**** Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society now offers service to the communities of  Eckville, Benalto, Bentley, Birchcliff, Half Moon Bay, Honeymoon Bay, Jarvis Bay Provincial Park, Norglen Wold, Palm Bay, Sunbreaker Cove & Sylvan Lake. As well as, all rural residents near these locations. TO SPEAK WITH VICTIM SERVICES IN ANY OF THESE NEW LOCATIONS CALL 403-858-7257 or email 


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

We can help.

Blackfalds and surrounding area call


Sylvan Lake and surrounding area call


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