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Checking in with SAIF

Checking in with SAIF

SAIF says COVID has reinforced the important act of checking in with loved ones and people you know. You know SAIF? You should check in with them too.
SAIF seeing more sexual assault reports

SAIF seeing more sexual assault reports

Sexual assaults have increased during the pandemic, a result of the combination of people being physically isolated with their abusive partners combined with not having the same freedom to call in to the police or other agencies for help. As things started to open up again, those calls started to come in and they haven't stopped.
"Tremendous increase" in reports of elder abuse: SAIF

"Tremendous increase" in reports of elder abuse: SAIF

Elder abuse has increased perhaps by 50 per cent in this city and there are multiple complex factors causing that rise.
SAIF seeing more splits, kids caught in the middle

SAIF seeing more splits, kids caught in the middle

A second wave of separations and divorces are expected by counsellors at SAIF, and that means more kids are going to be caught in the middle of dissolving relationships.
Emergency funding coming through for community orgs

Emergency funding coming through for community orgs

For many organizations including SAIF, the funding offered some critical support even if the aid is a stopgap measure.
Domestic abuse calls more than triple: SAIF

Domestic abuse calls more than triple: SAIF

Typically, SAIF has an average of 25 to 30 calls per month. In June, the society received 101 calls, with 28 reported as COVID-19 related.
Recovery task force gets first glimpse at COVID-19 impacts

Recovery task force gets first glimpse at COVID-19 impacts

Presentations will help task force identify challenges moving forward
Advocates worry child abuse rising

Advocates worry child abuse rising

Reporting falling, as children lose access to trusted confidants outside the home
Calls for help from domestic violence in St. Albert doubled

Calls for help from domestic violence in St. Albert doubled

Amidst COVID-19, St. Albert Stop Abuse in Families is reporting a “scary” increase in people accessing resources
Get money smart to stop financial abuse of elderly

Get money smart to stop financial abuse of elderly

There are many questions whose answers might indicate a low financial literacy and signs of vulnerability to being abused financially.