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Stop Abuse in Families Society

Offers a 10 week psycho-educational program providing groups for parents and children who have experienced and witnessed domestic violence.

Service offers:

  • a group educational program for parents and their children who have experienced and / or witnessed domestic abuse (have changed the model to better accommodate the current needs of families)
  • special parent-only groups once per year
  • 2 different sessions of 10 weeks each; one session (fall) is for women identifying persons (moms) and their children and the second session (spring) allows for all genders of parents and their children

Each weekly group session is 2 hours in length with a communal meal, group / parenting support, and education.

Yes, Service targeted to:
  • women
  • or parents
  • and their children 5 to 16 years
  • who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence
Anyone from across Alberta is eligible for the program as long as they can get to each program session located in St. Albert.
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact to register
  • visit website for more information
Participants have to be pre-screened before registration. There are 2 session intakes each year. The first is in August / early September for the fall session ending mid December. The second is in December / early January for the winter session ending mid March. Special 4-week parents-only group runs in June of each year.
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
780-460-2195 Ext. 301
Web Site
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: No -
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 11, 2024
St Albert
Hours of Operation
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Program hours vary. There are 2 sessions each year, one in fall (ending mid December) and one in winter (ending mid March). Special 4-week parents-only group runs in June of each year.