Distress Centre Calgary

Address:#300-1010 8th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 1J2
Phone:Administration: (403) 266-HELP (4357)
24-Hour Crisis Line: (403) 266-1605
Fax:(403) 262-2512


Hours of Operation: Crisis Line: 24 hrs; Office: 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday Counselling: Monday through Thursday- 9:00am-9:00pm, Friday: 9:00am- 5:00pm
Brief Description of Services Provided:

Distress Centre offers crisis intervention, support, information, and referral services to anyone in crisis through the following programs:
 - No charge, professional, outpatient counseling for addictions or any crisis    delivered by registered social workers onsite
 - 24 Hour crisis line: answered by highly trained volunteers with professional staff    back up
 - 211 Information and Referral Line: Connection to community, health, government,    and social service information.
All services are free of charge to the public.

Special Populations:
Referral Process:Self referral: Call the Crisis Line (403) 266-1605 and request counseling or call the Main Office (403) 266-1601 and ask for the Intake Worker.
Programs Offered:

211: Information and referral to community, government,
social and health services.                                            
Crisis Counselling: Short term crisis counselling delivered
by registered social workers.                                                                     
Crisis Line: 24 hour crisis line answered by trained

Restrictions or Exclusions Criteria: