Distress Centre Halton - Oakville Office

Contact Information
Office Phone Distress Lines: 905-849-4541 * 905-681-1488
Fax 905-849-7569
E-Mail info@dchalton.ca
Website www.dchalton.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address PO Box 776 
Oakville, ON L6K 0A9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name DC Halton
Former Name Distress Centre Oakville
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charity that supports people in the community to better cope with crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1974
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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 management and active listening

Distress Line
  • listening, befriending and crisis intervention by telephone

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

Training and Workshops (fee-for-service)
  • safeTALK training
Hours Distress line daily 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Peel Region
Boundaries Hamilton, Halton Region, and Peel Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or text
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Communication Training ; General Crisis Intervention Hotlines

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