Programs & Resources

Programming for Adults and Children & Teens

New Hope & Roots Programs


Pre-registration is required.

You can join at anytime, open intake format.

Sessions take place on Wednesday Evenings
Women meet 5:30 - 7:00PM
Men meet 7:00 - 8:30PM

New Hope

For Adults

A preventative, 18-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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Where Foundations Are Formed

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 (8–17 -years old; program length changes during summer months). Transportation can be provided.

Pre-registration is required.

To register or for more information, call Coupland Consulting at 780-779-0919 or 780-779-0530.
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Resources For You

Whitecourt FVI Tips & Resources


Clare's Law

The Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare’s Law) Act gives people who feel at risk of domestic violence a way to get information about their partners so they can make informed choices about their safety.

Alberta’s version of Clare’s Law is named after a young woman killed by an ex-boyfriend with a history of violence against women.

People at risk can find out if their partner has a history of:

  • domestic violence
  • stalking or harassment
  • breaches of no contact orders
  • other relevant acts
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Safety Planning

Know how to stay safe when leaving or continuing an abusive relationship.

Ending an abusive relationship may be dangerous whether you live with the person or not. You can create a safety plan that prepares you to end or leave.

If you choose to continue the relationship with an abusive partner, there are suggestions to stay safe.

Download Safety Planning Checklist

4 Tips For Healthy, Loving Relationships

“There is scarcely anything more difficult than to love one another.”

Romantic relationships, in all of their complexity, are a fundamental component of our lives.

What makes a good relationship? Holly Parker, a clinical psychologist and instructor of the Harvard Extension School course The Psychology of Close Relationships, offers her advice on how to have healthy and loving romantic relationships.

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4 Traits of a Healthy Family

"It takes a lot of honesty to admit that you lack the emotional or relational skills to build the type of family you ideally want."

What makes a healthy family? Gary Gilles is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice for over 20 years and offers his advice on how to have a healthy family dynamic.

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Training Opportunities for Service Providers

Upcoming Training

Please check back. There is no training scheduled at this time.


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