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How We Help

ADVAS / How We Help

Support | Information | Referrals

No one expects to be affected by crime or tragedy

If you or someone you care for is affected by critical event, you may experience a range of feelings:

Fear

Stress

Isolation

Anger

Helplessness

Shock

Violation

Self-doubt

Disbelief

Anxiety

Depression

Hurt

Airdrie and District Victims Assistance Society (ADVAS) will assist you with:

Domestic Assault

Sudden Death

Theft

Family Violence

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Break and Enter

Sexual Assault

Assault

Fire and more

Support, information and referrals are available to you and your family intended to reduce the impact you may experience from a crime or tragedy.

Support

ADVAS will listen, comfort and support you when the RCMP request our services and during follow up calls. We come to your home, on scene or meet you at the RCMP detachment. ADVAS offers Court Support Services if you are required to make a court appearance.

Information

You will be given information to help you with your immediate concerns, with your case and through the criminal justice system when charges are laid. ADVAS will ensure you receive timely information regarding:

Arrests Conditions Court Dates
Victim Impact Statement Financial Benefits Requesting Restitution
Crime Prevention Enhanced RCMP Safety Planning

Referrals

ADVAS will connect you with community supports and provide referral services with other community agencies and organizations such as:

Counseling Distress Center Suicide Crisis Lines
Shelters Medical Examiner Social Services
Child & Family Services Other Victim
Assistance Units
and more

If you or someone you are concerned about need information about any of the issue below, please visit our VICTIM INFO page

  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Assault
  • Bullying
  • Death and Grieving
  • Domestic Violence
  • Elder Abuse
  • Family Issues
  • Fire
  • Victims of Crime Programs
  • Homicide
  • Mental Health
  • Missing Children
  • Internet Safety
  • Sexual Offences
  • Suicide
  • Support – General
  • Pet Abuse

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