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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15, 2020

#GrowTheConversation   Elder Abuse is everyone’s business! Learn to recognize the signs of abuse and take action Plant something purple as a sign of support Reach out to older adults you know For more information, visit:      

Sexual Violence Awareness Month in Alberta

In 2018, the Government of Alberta declared the month of May as Sexual Violence Awareness Month. The Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) and their member agencies, along with the provincial government, are dedicating their time to informing and educating all Albertans about sexual violence. AASAS and a number of organizations across Alberta have …

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COVID-19 Info and Resources – March 31, 2020

General information regarding COVID-19 for Albertans can be found here: Long-form list of resources compiled by Okotoks FCSS available for people living in the Foothills area can be viewed here as a PDF: Foothills Resources A quick resource guide – stay safe and if you or anyone you know needs help, give these places …

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Cancelled: Annual General Meeting – March 31, 2020

This meeting is now cancelled.     Foothills Regional Victim Services Annual General Meeting Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:00pm Rotary Room – Okotoks Centennial Centre Guest Speaker: Roxane Baalim, Executive Director, Alberta Police-Based Victim Services Association

We End Violence – November 8-9, 2019

We are proud to announce that tickets are now available for purchase via Eventbrite: Jeffrey Bucholtz will be speaking on a variety of topics extending from and are new to our conference from 2017. Topics include: A Conversation about Bias, Perception, Victims and Change Recognizing and Overcoming the Effects of Bias Centering the Problem: …

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The Wardens – September 21, 2019

With performances equal to the mastery of the ranger trade, The Wardens: Scott Ward, Bradley Bischoff, and Ray Schmidt, are a Banff National Park-based trio whose stories rise from the very land they’ve protected for the past 60+ years. The Wardens don’t just sing about the land, they’re part of it. With haunting three-part harmonies …

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Annual General Meeting – March 26, 2019

Foothills Regional Victim Services Association will be holing its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room at the High River Co-Op store. The general public is invited to attend. Call 403-652-2359 for more information.

New Year, Better Us!

Happy 2019! This year, Foothills Regional Victim Services is striving to provide support and assistance to individuals in the Foothills area. We are a not-for-profit, volunteer-based program that aims to limit the impact of crime or tragedy on victimized persons. We do this by providing assistance, support, information, and referral to individuals. We operate 24/7 to …

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Thank you to 100 Women Who Care Foothills!

Thank you to 100 Women Who Care Foothills for choosing FRVS as their chosen charity from their November meeting! We are so grateful for their support!   100 Women Who Care Foothills are a group of women dedicated to raising money for local charities in the Foothills area. For more information, please visit their website: …

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High River Charity Checkstop: December 5, 2018

Image courtesy of High River Online news article: Hot Chocolate & Cheer On Centre Street Thank you so much to everyone who donated to our charity checkstop! The funds raised were $3281.95 split between Rowan House and Foothills Regional Victim Services. ATB also graciously donated $100 to each program as well!