Flourish contains information and resources for people who are currently in or have left abusive relationships and are in need of support. The app includes critical information about domestic violence, including the types of violence, the cycle of violence, and ways that violence may be used against different people, such as those with disabilities, new immigrants, or members of the LGBTQ* community. Users can read about safety planning, use the safety plan checklist to build their own plan, and learn more about different types of self care.
Flourish also contains an extended glossary of common legal terms, explained in easy-to-understand language. The Resource section provides an extensive list of community supports for everything from services for children to shelter options. Flourish is focused on resources for survivors of domestic violence in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and area, but includes useful information for all survivors. Flourish can be accessed in English and French using the language settings on your phone or tablet.
The content provided in the app is for informational purposes only - always seek advice from legal counsel regarding any court matters or procedures. Developers have worked to provide accurate information about the services and programs described in the app, however you should follow-up with any agency or government body in question about specific details of their programs or services.
Safety Warning: Be aware that an abusive partner may find the app on your phone, and even if the app is uninstalled, the record of downloading the app may remain in your phone unless it is cleared. Flourish does not store any of your data, such as IP address, location, or safety plan details, either on your phone or remotely.