Distress and Crisis Ontario

Home Agency Service

Description
Distress and Crisis Ontario (DCO) is the provincial networking organization that supports and helps build and sustain the capacity of its member agencies in the continuum of support, referral and mental health services offered to the people of Ontario. At a Distress Centre, individuals can find a listening ear for lonely, depressed, and/or suicidal people, usually 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many centres also have Suicide Survivor programs, support services for youth, telephone call out programs for seniors and vulnerable people, mental health Crisis Phone Lines, Online Chat services and much more. For a listing of member agencies, click here.



ONTX Ontario Online & Text Crisis Service



How to Chat

* Chat is available on computer, or mobile device from 2 pm-2 am daily

* Click Here to access.

* Will need to complete a pre-chat survey, agree to terms and conditions of service, and a responder will be available.



How to Text

* Text is available from mobile phone from 2 pm-2 am daily and is accessed by dialing 258258.

* Will need to complete a pre-chat survey, agree to terms and conditions of service, and a responder will be available.
Eligibility
No restrictions
Phone
416-486-2242 - Administrative line, not crisis line
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
info@dcontario.org
Mailing Address
PO Box 38038, King St N
Waterloo, ON, N2J 4T9
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Copyright
INCommunities, 211 Central South
Last Updated On
February 23, 2022
Hours of Operation
Mon
2:00 pm to 2:00 am
Tue
2:00 pm to 2:00 am
Wed
2:00 pm to 2:00 am
Thu
2:00 pm to 2:00 am
Fri
2:00 pm to 2:00 am
Sat
2:00 pm to 2:00 am
Sun
2:00 pm to 2:00 am

Not Specified * Chat and Text services available Mon-Sun 2 pm-2 am
Service Area(s)
Ontario