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No one can predict when a disaster like the Wood Buffalo/Fort McMurray wildfires may occur- nor the emotional trauma and devastation that is left in its wake. 211 service was available for those who needed it most. Information & Referral Specialists are highly skilled in crisis intervention, and are prepared to support a community during a...

ConnecTeen volunteer, Grace Yoon, at the CT booth in our Contact Centre. Photo by Claris Kabasu. ConnecTeen, a program of Distress Centre, provides confidential, non-judgemental peer support to Calgary teens by phone, text, chat and email. ConnecTeen also provides an opportunity for teens to have a meaningful and impactful volunteer experience. ConnecTeen volunteers are aged 15-20,...

WHAT WE CARRY WITH US SAYS A LOT ABOUT WHAT WE’RE GOING THROUGH In 2016, Distress Centre provided support for 113,975 contacts. We didn’t judge. We didn’t discriminate. We were just here for them in their time of need. Read some of their stories in our Report to the Community. VIEW OUR 2016 REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY Want a...

From left to right: Catherine Bell, Presenting Sponsor of our Speaker, Big Daddy Tazz, Jerilyn Dressler, Director of Operations at DC, Joan Roy, Executive Director at DC, and Greg Clark, Leader of the Alberta Party at our Lend An Ear Breakfast in September. 2016 was another difficult year for Calgarians. As the recession stretched into year...

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