Building Equitable Newcomers Crisis Help

Distress Centre Calgary


Description
Provides crisis intervention to culturally diverse communities and newcomers..

Service offers:

  • specialized support during times of crisis for individuals with cultural barriers?
  • primary and secondary crisis response to newcomers and culturally diverse communities
  • cultural and linguistic support
  • resources for clients to connect with local communities
  • follow-up services, counseling, resource referrals to empower individuals in building resilience and coping strategies


Affiliation: The Immigrant Education Society, Centre for Newcomers, Distress Centre Calgary, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society.
Key Provider: Trained counsellors
Eligibility
Yes, Service applies to everyone. Children under age 16 require consent from a guardian.  
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • walk-in/drop in
  • professional referral
  • call for more details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-266-4357
Email
BENCH@immigrant-education.ca
Languages
Arabic; English; Spanish; Tigrinya; Ukrainian
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 9, 2024
Address
#200, 3675 63 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB, T3J 5K1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sat
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM