Distress Centre Calgary

24 Hour Crisis Support


Description
NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE # OFFICE HAS BEEN CLOSED BUT ALL SERVICES ARE STILL OPEN VIA PHONE AND ONLINE. TELEPHONE CRISIS AND 211 SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE AS USUAL. Provides crisis intervention, support, referrals, and the option of intake into Distress Centre's Crisis Counselling.

Service offers:

  • 24 hour crisis support by phone, text or chat
  • e-mail support
  • direct links to mobile crisis teams when appropriate (Mobile Response Team (AHS), Community Resource Team (Wood's Homes), and Social Services Response Team (Child and Family Services Authority)
Affiliation: Alberta Health Services, Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority, Calgary Seniors' Resource Society, Wood's HomesKey Provider: trained volunteers supported by professional staff
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call 24/7 crisis line
  • visit website to chat
  • e-mail for queries 
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-266-HELP (4357) (24 Hour Crisis Line)
Telephone
403-543-1967 (Hearing Impaired)
Web Site
https://www.distresscentre.com/
Email
help@distresscentre.com
Languages
Interpretation available upon request
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Front door is wheelchair accessible.Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 18, 2021
Address
999 8 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 1J5
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