Distress Centre of Niagara

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Description
Provides a free, confidential, 24-hour distress line.
  • uses trained volunteers
  • assist callers to solve their own problems
  • information and referrals
  • intervene in life-threatening situations
  • extensive pre-service training programs for distress line
  • suicide prevention and intervention workshops
  • communication skills training
ONTX provides emotional support, crisis and suicide intervention through text or instant message for those individual who many not want to receive support face to face or speak over the phone. Text 258258 or visit website to connect by instant message.
Comments
Local numbers are provided to avoid callers having to pay long-distance fees. All local numbers go through to the 24 hour distress line. If there is a busy signal on the line, please keep calling. The centre can experience a high volume of calls.
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
No application required
Crisis
905-688-3711 - St Catharines, Niagara Falls and area
Crisis
905-734-1212 - Port Colborne, Wainfleet and area
Crisis
905-382-0689 - Fort Erie and Area
Crisis
905-563-6674 - Grimsby, West Lincoln
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
dcniagara@distresscentreniagara.com
Mailing Address
3250 Schmon Pkwy
Unit 9
Thorold, ON, L2V 4Y6
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
INCommunities, 211 Central South
Last Updated On
October 31, 2022
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Niagara Region