Provincial Abuse Helpline

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Seniors, Community, and Social Services


Description
Offers a telephone line with information and support for Albertans who may be experiencing abuse or neglect, or who suspect someone is being abused or neglected.

Service provides:

  • connections to resources, supports, services, and referrals to address abuse and neglect concerns
  • a single point of contact if Albertans are unsure of where to get help

Abuse can include (but is not limited to):

  • physical, emotional, sexual, financial
  • examples such as hitting, threatening, inappropriate touching, or theft of funds

If someone is in immediate danger or facing a significant health or safety risk, they should contact 911.

Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: Telephone Information Line
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
1-855-4 HELPAB (443-5722)
Languages
English; Tele-Interpreter / Language Lines - Over 100 languages available by telephone.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
February 26, 2024
Hours of Operation
24/7