Distress Centre Halton

Site: 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
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/DistressCentreOakville
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/2596920
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/DCOakville/
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address PO Box 776 
Oakville, ON L6K 0A9
Physical Access Not Applicable - telephone and online resource only
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name DC Halton
Former Name Distress Centre Oakville (Oct 2016)
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
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton ; Service Clubs
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 Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Peel Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not required
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Communication Training ; General Crisis Intervention Hotlines

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