Cochrane & Area Victim Services

“Empowering Victims and Restoring Hope for a Brighter Tomorrow”
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About Us

Cochrane and Area Victim Services is a not-for-profit community organization that provides 24-hour crisis response, support, information, and referral services to individuals and families affected by crime, tragedy, and trauma to help lessen the immediate impact.
Our services include crisis call-out support as well as providing assistance accessing a wide range of programs, local services and resources. We also provide assistance in understanding the Criminal Justice System and guidance through the process for victims of crime.

Our Services

If you need help or support

Please contact us
Call: (403) 851-8055
Text: 587-586-3657
Distress Centre (24-hours)
(403) 266-HELP (4357)

If this is an emergency, call 9-1-1

Domestic Violence

Family violence is the abuse of power within a family that threatens the safety and well-being of an individual.

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Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is an unwanted attack that is sexual in nature.
This type of violence not only includes rape but refers to any type of sexual behaviour or contact that occurs without the victim’s consent.

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Suicide Prevention & Sudden Death

The sudden and unexpected death of a loved one is difficult and often doesn’t make sense. There is no right way to react to a sudden loss and there is no timeline for the grieving process.

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Mental Health & Addictions

Mental illnesses are health conditions involving changes in thinking, emotion, or behaviour. Mental illnesses are associated with distress and/or problems functioning in social, work, or family activities.

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Teen Support

Being a teen can be tough. You have more independence, responsibility, and more stress and anxiety. Have questions and don’t know where to turn? We can help!

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