Programs & Resources

Programming for Adults and Children & Teens

New Hope Programs


Pre-registration is required.

You can join at anytime, open intake format.

Men meet Tuesday - Women meet Wednesday

New Hope

For Adults

A preventative, 16-week course; separate sessions for men and women. New Hope can help revitalize relationships, build positive connections, and enhance communication through support, counseling, and skill building in a safe and confidential setting.

Topics covered are, but not limited to: managing anger and other uncomfortable emotions; communicating effectively; recognizing abusive behaviour in relationships; making positive changes in relationships; the effects of an unhealthy relationship on children; strategies to reduce stress.


To register or for more information, please call 780-778-6300.
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New Hope

For Children & Teens

This 10 week program is designed to help children identify feelings and express them in a non-violent way, give children coping skills for dealing with family violence or anger issues, guide children to developing a safety plan, and build self-esteem in our youth.

Programs offered based on age (7 – 17 -years old; program length changes during summer months). Transportation can be provided.

Pre-registration is required.

To register or for more information, call 780-778-6300.
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Training Opportunities for Service Providers

Upcoming Training


March 28, 29 2019

Family Violence Across the Lifespan

Family Violence Across the Lifespan is a 2-Day interactive and engaging workshop that gives service providers a basic understanding of family violence. Participants will learn about types of abuse, cycle of abuse, dispel common family violence myths, understand barriers, safety planning, and how to respond to disclosures. Participants will also examine the impacts of family violence on children, seniors, newcomers, and in LGBTQ+ relationships. This workshop aims to develop skills to identify, respond, and support clients within their organization and community.

Pre-registration is required. Small cost for lunch.

To register or for more information, call 780-268-0545

April 15, 2019

Strangulation Identification Training

Strangulation is a prevalent and potentially lethal, form of domestic violence.
• Would you be able to recognize a victim of strangulation?
• How would you assess a victim for injuries?
• How would you support or care for a victim?
Who should attend this workshop? This workshop is for professionals who work with victims of sex crimes, and domestic violence and will benefit: social workers, first responders, nurses, physicians, chaplains, Crown Prosecutors, psychologists, shelter and community agency workers, home support workers, mentors and advocates.

Morag McLean a registered nurse and expert in strangulation identification will present a three-hour workshop to assist front line professionals identify and care for victims of strangulation

To register or for more information, call 780-268-0545


Whitecourt RCMP Complaint Line 780-778-5454
Victim Services 780-779-5900
Family Violence Info Line 310-1818
Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642
Wellspring Family Resource & Crisis Centre 780-778-6209 / 1-800-467-4049