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Molestation or ill-treatment suffered by a child.


The purpose of this site is to provide plain language information about the law to victims of violence in intimate relationships and their supporters. Willownet provides legal information that may help you if you are experiencing violence in a relationship. The site has information that is helpful on: facts about abuse, effects of relationship violence, what the law says about abuse, leaving the relationship safely (safety plan), taking your kids with you, pets, Protective Orders (EPOs, QBPOs) and going to court. The site also provides links to other family violence resources.

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Albertans affected by family violence can get help through the government and community organizations located across the province.

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These FAQs are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs, a website of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. This resource provides information about the types of protective orders available to people dealing with family violence in Alberta.

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Today Family Violence Help Centre is an Edmonton based, non-profit organization that offers a safe place for individuals victimized by family violence to access free, confidential, emotional and practical support. Today Centre provides short-term support through risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of immediate needs, and supported referrals.

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Alberta Resources

The Government of Alberta is committed to celebrating and supporting all communities, including the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) community. There are a number of online programs and support for the LGBTQ community that address issues such as discrimination, bullying, family violence and mental health issues. This page provides links to various programs and services to the LGBTQ community.

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This article was prepared for the Centre`s for Excellence for Child-Wellbeing as an overview of child welfare in Alberta.

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A resource for support workers and community advocates to help women to better understand the law around child welfare. It was produced by the VAW Legal Information Resource: Supporting Aboriginal Women Facing Violence project as an on-line legal information resource

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As a provincial umbrella organization, the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services focuses its efforts on raising awareness of issues involving sexual abuse and sexual assault and on ensuring that Albertans have access to help. The member agencies of AASAS are responsible for day-to-day, front-line delivery of services. The AASAS website provides detailed information on the member agencies, current projects, and resources and information on sexual assault in Canada. To contact a sexual assault centre, visit Get Help.

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An interactive website developed by Alberta Children's Service to provide information to both parents and children about internet safety and security. It features information and links on a variety of topics, such as online games, chat, web-cams and instant messaging. It also offers parents tips on how to protect their children while using the Internet.

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This website section of Alberta Human Services deals with the protection of children from neglect and abuse. Topics include: What is Child Abuse? How Can I Help? What happens when I call? The Law; Special Case Reviews; Publications (child welfare fact sheets).

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Child abuse is also known as: child welfare, Child abuse is also known as: children at risk
Child abuse is also known as: child welfare, Child abuse is also known as: children at risk