Healthy Relationships

FearIsNotLove


Description
Provides preventative programming centred around building healthier relationships using therapeutic groups and activity based learning for youth.

Service offers:

  • 10 week sessions from September to December and January to April
  • teen group programs out of senior and junior high schools in Calgary and Airdrie
  • information about healthy relationships to teens affected by family and community violence
  • limited individual counselling as appropriate
  • focus on topics such as family violence, boundaries, abusive behaviour and communication

Affiliation: Calgary Board of Education, Calgary Catholic School District, Rockyview School Division, Calgary Counselling Centre, Eastside Family Centre / Wood's Homes, Parent Support Association of Calgary, YWCA Sheriff King Family Violence Prevention Centre
Key Provider: psychologists, chartered psychologists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, To access service individuals must meet at least one of the following: 
  • known or suspected experience with family conflict and / or abuse
  • difficulty maintaining healthy dating relationships or exposure to abuse in dating relationships
  • conflict at school
  • age 12 to 18
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service contact for details.
Referral Process: Yes,

Referrals are made at the school by teachers and Guidance Counsellors or through school partner programs.




Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-866-606-7233 (Connect Domestic Violence And Abuse Helpline)
Telephone
403-213-5167
Telephone
403-234-7233 (Connect Domestic Violence And Abuse Helpline)
Text
403-604-6689 (Connect Domestic Violence And Abuse Helpline)
Web Site
http://www.calgarywomensshelter.com
Email
help@fearisnotlove.ca
Languages
English - Over 14 languages including American Sign Language. Interpreters are contracted.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Documents Required

Referrals are made at the school by teachers and Guidance Counsellors or through school partner programs.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - The front door of the shelter is wheelchair accessible. There is a main floor accessible washroom. 
Other disabled access: Yes - There are two rooms in the shelter accessible to women and children with disabilities. 
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
May 9, 2023
Hours of Operation

School groups are held at various times during the school day at participating schools. Parent-teen groups are generally held from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the community, once a week for 10 weeks.