Distress Centre Halton is a non-profit charitable organization that provides telephone and online support to people 365 days of the year. All services are confidential, anonymous, free and available to all age groups. They are staffed by volunteers who receive extensive training including communication, sensitivity, crisis management, and active listening.
- Distress Line: providing emotional support and encouragement, suicide risk assessment and prevention, as well as community resource and information referrals.
- TeleCheck: outbound call program offering telephone support and friendly social connections through regularly scheduled check-in calls to individuals experiencing isolation, and emotional and mental health concerns.
- Speaking Engagements: available to speak with a club, class, or group about the services provided by Distress Centre Halton, or to teach courses on active listening skills, de-escalation techniques, and mental health in general.
- Volunteer Opportunities: see website for information.
Open to all; TeleCheck is available for anyone over 18 years of age
No application required, call 905-561-5800 for immediate support or visit the website for more information.