RESOURCES WE OFFER

Books NOT Bullies

Initiated in 2012, this resource continues to grow in both size and popularity. With the addition of titles in 2021, PCCS has contributed two hundred, twenty- six titles and two thousand, twenty-eight books to fourteen schools and libraries in Drayton Valley and area. 
A catalogue has been developed that includes the book cover photo, title, author, illustrator (if applicable), publisher, year donated, ISBN, number of pages, reader age range, if Canadian, and a short review of the book contents.
The catalogue has highlighted books intended as resources with the addition of an identifier statement: “For parents, teachers, anyone working with youth.”

 

“We All Have Feelings” coloring book 

Suitable for pre-school children to invite awareness that all feelings are normal.

 

Ways to Say “Very Good” 

An extensive list of positive responses designed to encourage respectful, nurturing interactions.

 

Emergency Transportation posters Abused Women & Children.

If you need to reach the safety of a Women’s Shelter, go to the Drayton Valley Hospital. Ask to see the nurse in the Out Patient Department. She/he will know how to help you.

 

Elder Abuse

PCCS provides unmarked information packages for seniors who may find themselves in unsafe relationships. They are available from the PCCS office and at many caring services throughout the community.

 

About Suicide 

Provides basic information such as:
       “Things to Watch for” 
       “Reduce the Risk” 
        “What To Do If You Should Suspect a Problem” 
       ” People That Can Help”.

 

If You Need Help

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Suitable for Jr. – Sr. High School Students, adults providing supports to students.  Provides a broad range of emergency numbers and key information about suicide.

 

Family Violence for Faith Leaders 

Includes several emergency helplines,
-    “What to do to help,” 
-    “What not to do,”
-     “Help your faith community,”
-     “How to help someone who is behaving abusively” and
-     “shelters”.

 

Sexual Assault Information 

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       “What is Consent?”
       “Sexual Assault
       “Supporting a Friend”
       “If you have been sexually assaulted -consider the options”

 

Sexual Assault Resources

Provides information on resources locally, in Edmonton and Red Deer

 

Safety Plan

Provides simple, clear suggestions on how to keep the reader and/or children safe in a volatile situation. PCCS provides unmarked information packages for women who may find themselves in unsafe relationships. Packages are available from the PCCS office and at many caring services throughout the community.

 

Yellow Ribbon Program
The Yellow Ribbon is a lifeline...It carries the message that there are those who care and will help! If you are in need and don't know how to ask for help, take a yellow ribbon card to a friend, relative, clergy, counselor, or teacher and say: "I need to use my yellow ribbon." If they need more help than you can give, call one of the numbers listed.
 


 

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