Connect to Support and Services
Talk to trained staff over the phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in more than 170 languages. Chat anonymously online with staff from noon to 8:00 p.m., daily. Chat FAQ.
Family Violence Info Line 310‑1818 Begin chat
Bullying Helpline 1‑888‑456‑2323 Begin chat
Child Abuse Hotline 1‑800‑387‑5437
Learn how to cover your tracks online
- Smartphones/tablets may experience delay messages in the chat. There is often long wait times for the chat service. For a more stable and faster connection, please use a computer to chat or call the info line or helpline.
- For a more secure chat, use private mode in your internet browser.
- By clicking “begin chat”, you will be leaving a Government of Alberta webpage and accessing a chat service operated by the Distress Centre and the Support Network.
- Online chat is a new service. Your feedback is important to us, so we can address technical problems and make improvements. Let us know about your online chat experience through this quick survey.
November is Family Violence Prevention Month and National Bullying Awareness Week.
Violence is a learned behaviour – but so is respect. Take a look and share this Public Service Announcement on the importance of healthy relationships.