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Organization: Distress Centre Halton - Oakville Office  
Phone Numbers: Distress Lines: 905-849-4541 (Oakville) * 905-681-1488 (Burlington) * 905-877-1211 (North Halton)
Fax: 905-849-7569
PO Box 776
Oakville, ON
L6K 0A9
Hours: Distress line daily 24 hours
Service Description: Registered charity that supports people in the community to better cope with crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress * 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 available at 647-557-6250
  • click here for more information and next session date

Training and Workshops (fee-for-service)
  • safeTALK training

Distress Line volunteer opportunities available * must meet certain criteria and attend all mandatory training sessions * contact for more information

Fees: None
Application: Call or text
Eligibility / Target Population: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area Served:
Hamilton, Halton Region, and Peel Region  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Crisis Lines

This information was last completely updated on July 16, 2018

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