Hello? How Are You?

It’s been a while (technically more than a year; is that still classified as “a while”?) since we posted a blog… and we have a lot to talk about. On top of the public and economic crisis, the spread of COVID-19 was a catalyst for a shadow pandemic. Across the globe, instances of violence against […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

Provincial Collective Impact Initiative to Address Domestic Violence in Alberta

The Government of Alberta has provided $140,000 in funding to Sagesse to support the Provincial Collective Impact Initiative to address domestic violence across the province. The initiative will bring together a network of service providers to address shared issues, enhance services and supports across Alberta and identify opportunities for large scale change. This work will […]

Women of Affluence – Research Release

In 2016, Sagesse identified a gap in services and supports for affluent women who are experiencing domestic violence (DV). This gap is not unique to Calgary; upscale violence is often overlooked by service providers and researchers in other jurisdictions as well. The experiences of affluent survivors are rarely studied or acknowledged in the DV literature, […]

Sexual Violence Prevention Month

May has been officially proclaimed as Sexual Violence Prevention Month by the Government of Alberta. The Commitment to Preventing and Addressing Sexual Violence helps to remove the stigma attached with sexual violence and supports building momentum for addressing this issue. Sagesse is committed to being a part of collective efforts across Alberta that address sexual […]

Andrea Silverstone on Global Calgary

Andrea Silverstone our Executive Director was on Global Calgary this weekend discussing the prevalence of domestic violence in Calgary, what Sagesse is doing to prevent and end domestic abuse and how people in abusive relationships can get help. https://globalnews.ca/video/4160030/breaking-the-cycle-of-domestic-violence  

Family Violence Prevention Month

November in Alberta marks Family Violence Prevention Month. All across the province individuals, organizations and communities are using this month as an opportunity to draw awareness to the issue of domestic violence and the role that we all can have in preventing it. As part of our #ABFVPM activities Sagesse is hosting our 6th Annual […]