IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 911
Help is only a phone call away, and we encourage you to reach out if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence.
HomeFront, working alongside a host of community services, ensures proper assistance and treatment gets to those who need it most. Together with justice, police, counselling centres and shelters, 24-hour support is available in Calgary and surrounding areas.
For more information on support and appropriate referrals, please contact HomeFront at: 403.206.2100 ext. 243.
Emergency – Police/Fire/Ambulance
Calgary Police Service (non-emergency line)
24-Hour Family Violence Help Line
403.234.SAFE (7233) or 1.866.606.7233
Awo Taan Healing Lodge
Crisis Line: 403.531.1972 or 403.531.1976
24-hour Crisis Line: 403.266.HELP (4357)
Kerby Elder Abuse Line
24-hour Crisis Line: 403-705-3250
YWCA Sheriff King Home Emergency Shelter
24-hour Crisis Line: 403.266.0707
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse
Support and Information Line: 403.237.5888
Wheatland Shelter, Strathmore (accepts men)
24-hour Crisis Line: 403-934-6634 or toll-free 1-877-934-6634
HomeFront is a non-profit organization here in Calgary that works to support families and individuals impacted by domestic violence. Once a domestic violence charge has been laid through the Calgary Police Service, HomeFront gets in touch with the victim on the file to provide our support as their case moves through the court system. Through a unique collaborative approach, we provide victims of domestic violence with court updates, safety plans, information, resources, referrals, emotional support, and anything else they might need during this difficult time.
HomeFront’s clients are referred to our organization by the Calgary Police Service. If you or someone you know is being abused and is in immediate danger, call 911. If you’re unsure of what to do, there are a number of resources in Calgary that provide safe, confidential and inclusive support. These resources are for anyone with questions or who is concerned that they are in a relationship involving domestic violence. For more information on support and appropriate referrals, please contact 403.206.2100
HomeFront will be in contact with you directly after a charge has been laid. Your Case Manager will introduce themselves and our services. HomeFront services are completely voluntary and free of charge. Your Case Manager will then act as your support and advocate for the duration of the court proceedings and beyond if required. HomeFront Case Manager’s recognize that each person’s journey is different and requires special care and attention. Case Manager’s provide a non-judgmental ear to listen. They can provide safety plans, resources, information and referrals, or anything you might need during this difficult time. They will ensure that you understand the court proceedings, and that your wishes are taken into consideration by the court. Your Case Manager is there for you.