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Paint The Town Purple with Whitecourt FVI

November is Family Violence Prevention Month (FVPM) in Alberta

It is a time to increase awareness of the warning signs of family violence and the resources and supports available so we can work together to end family violence and build healthier relationships in our communities.


November 2022 Events

November 1: SHINE A LIGHT

November 3: PUB FOODS WITH THE DUDES

November 7: BUSINESS KITS: Kick-off for awareness resources around Whitecourt.

November 25: WOLVERINES GAME NIGHT


Happening:

All month long in November

Check out event listings below for details.

Shine A Light

Marks the start of Family Violence Prevention Month (FVPM)

Join us for an in-person event!

Residents are asked to turn on an outdoor light, hang a glow stick in a window, or plug in holiday lights for the duration of the night to shed light on the issue of family violence in our community.


Glow sticks will be available for pickup at the Allan & Jean Millar Centre.


Happening:

Tuesday, November 1

Beginning at 6pm

Pub Foods With The Dudes

Speaker: Michael Hoyt

Join us for an in-person event!

As a Social Worker for the last thirty years, Michael Hoyt has wanted to strengthen community engagement of men and boys in preventing violence against women. Michael will be speaking to the men of Whitecourt on what it means to be engaged in allyship with women, to help reduce gender-based violence. Michael will animate this discussion within our community to address intimate partner violence from a primary prevention lens.


All attendees will automatically be entered into a draw to win a sports-themed gift basket, generously donated by Smitty’s Family Restaurant.


Happening:

Thursday, November 3

Starting at 7pm at Smitty’s Lounge in Whitecourt
Tickets:

$20 per ticket. Buy 3 tickets, get 4th free.

Registration:

Space is limited. Register by October 21.

Call the Allan & Jean Millar Centre at 780-778-3637. ID #8135

Family Violence Prevention Month

This is a time dedicated to increase awareness of the resources and supports available so Albertans can work together to end family violence and build healthier relationships in our communities. Whitecourt Town Council encourages the citizens of Whitecourt to recognize November as FVPM.

Citizens are encouraged to #GoPurpleAB, engage, take a stand, and join together to help end family violence in our community.

Find information and resources by calling the 24-hour Family Violence Info Line at 310-1818, toll-free, or visit endfamilyviolence.alberta.ca.


Happening:

Every November

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Whitecourt RCMP Complaint Line 780-778-5454

Victim Services 780-779-5924

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

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