Distress Centre Halton

Site: North Halton Office

Service: Distress Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone Distress Lines: 905-877-1211 (North Halton) * 905-849-4541 (Oakville) * 905-681-1488 (Burlington)
Crisis Phone Distress Line 905-877-1211
Fax 905-877-0655
E-Mail dcnhalton@bellnet.ca
Website www.dchalton.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/DistressCentreHalton/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/DCOakville
Primary Contact Gail Cartwright, Executive Director
Email Form www.dchalton.ca/contact-our-centre
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way of Halton and Hamilton * Halton Region * Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Registered charity that supports people in the community to better cope with crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress * provides telephone support on the Distress Line 365 days a year * provides online support with Crisis Chat/Text during limited hours
  • all services are confidential, anonymous, free and available to all age groups
  • staffed by volunteers who receive extensive training including communication, sensitivity, crisis prevention, and active listening

Distress Line
  • listening, befriending and crisis intervention by telephone, including suicide prevention

Chat and Text
  • connects one-on-one with a Chat volunteer in real time, from the user's computer
  • text available at 647-557-6250
  • click here for more information and next session date

Training and Workshops (fee-for-service)
  • safeTALK training

Distress Line volunteer opportunities available * must meet certain criteria and attend all mandatory training sessions * contact for more information
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region and area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Halton Hills
Located In Community Halton Hills
Address & Map
Halton Hills, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 85 
Georgetown, ON L7G 4T1
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines ; Distress Phone Lines
Service Categories General Crisis Intervention Hotlines ; Suicide Prevention Hotlines ; Volunteer Opportunities

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