Need Help?

  • Is your anger causing you or others problems?
  • Are you in an abusive relationship?
  • Are you afraid at home?
  • Do you have concerns that your own behaviour may be abusive?
  • Do you want help to break the cycle of abuse?

Family Violence Action Society provides help for men, women and children to understand family violence, gain healthier relationship skills and move forward.

One or more of our programs and services described below may be right for you.  Call the Director of Family Violence Action Society (780-672-0141) for a confidential conversation.  You will usually be directed to speak with our Director, but if you need to leave a confidential message with your name and phone number, please indicate if and when it is safe to call you back.  We will only leave you a message if you tell us it is safe to do so.

Programs

Choices: Intimate Partner Abuse and You – 14 week education-counselling groups (2 hours once per week); one for men and another for women whose intimate partnerships have involved any form of abuse behaviour.  Gain tools and understanding to support change in behaviour.  Learn characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, forms of abuse and cycle of violence.  Explore personal accountability, practice assertive communication and managing stress to reduce anxiety.  No registration fee. Call for next start dates. Program offered twice per year.
Milestones In Mental Health & Wellness Project – offers individual counselling and art therapy for children and youth.  No fees.  Program funded by the Government of Alberta.
Anger Management (Adults) – For people who want to address chronic anger and rage not related to their marriage, common-law or dating relationships. 8 weeks meeting once per week for two hours.  Call for next start date. No registration fee. Program offered twice per year.
Expressions (Adults) – Expressive arts 9-week group for women who have experienced trauma or abuse and wish to create a deeper sense of who they are, gain clarity around challenges they face, heal and nurture themselves through the process of art making.  Participants’ feelings of self-worth and emotional regulation may improve, supporting healthier relationships now and in the future.  Cost based on ability to pay maximum of $100.00.  Call for next start date.  Program offered twice per year.

Community Partnership and Public Awareness

FVAS coordinates the Camrose Family Violence Response Council and is involved in a variety of local initiatives; FVAS staff are happy to meet with agencies and community groups to discuss family violence, including appropriate intervention and prevention.

If you are interested in any of the above offerings and would like more information or to register in one of the programs please contact the Family Violence Action Society office at 672-0141.