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Lee Horbachewski speaking at Lend An Ear 2018

Lend An Ear 2018 took place on September 20th, 2018. For our 8th annual fundraiser, we tried a new format, hosting an evening event instead of a breakfast. Crescent Point Energy donated the stunning venue. Peasant Cheese catered the evening. New Level Brewing donated delicious local beer for our guests to enjoy. Thank you to the speakers...

In tribute to Carol Oliver. For Distress Centre, the development and on-going successes of the fund development team is essential to achieving our mission of providing compassionate, accessible crisis support that enhances the health, well-being and resiliency of individuals in distress, all at no cost to the individual. It is because of Distress Centre’s dedicated and...

Peter Oxland at his work station at Distress Centre Calgary

A few months ago, Peter Oxland, a crisis line volunteer at Distress Centre Calgary, answered a call at 2:30am and heard a faint whisper on the other end of the line. “The young girl eventually shared that she had had Distress Centre’s telephone number for nine months and had finally got the courage to call,” Peter...

ConnecTeen on the jumbotron at the Calgary Hitmen game

On Sunday, February 18, 2018, the Calgary Hitmen faced the Saskatoon Blades at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Hitmen unfortunately lost 1-5 against the Blades, but thousands of fans still enjoyed a great game and had a chance to learn about Calgary’s youth peer support service, ConnecTeen. ConnecTeen provides confidential peer support to Calgary teens by phone,...

listening saves lives donate to distress centre calgary to help people in crisis

With the holiday season just around the corner, you can make a difference for Calgarians in distress this holiday season. While you're relaxing with loved ones, or finishing up your holiday shopping, our dedicated staff and volunteers are responding to Calgarians in crisis 24 hours a day. Yes, even on Christmas Day, when you're sitting down...

Vote for Distress Centre Calgary to help us win funding to increase the space in our contact centre

We need your help! Distress Centre has been chosen as a top 10 charity by iA Financial Group to potentially receive $125,000!! To receive this funding would be huge for us! We responded to 114,000 contacts last year, and demand for our services continues to increase in 2017. Vote for us in the iA Financial Group...

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