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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.

Organization: Distress Centre of Niagara  
Crisis: St Catharines, Niagara Falls and Area 905-688-3711 * Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area 905-734-1212 * Fort Erie and Area 905-382-0689 * Grimsby, West Lincoln 905-563-6674
Fax: 905-682-7959
Pen Centre
Glendale Ave, PO Box 25014
St Catharines, ON
L2T 4C4
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Distress Lines Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Stacy Terry - Executive Director
Jen Lindley - Chair
Service Description: A telephone support line.

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

Fees: None
Application: No application required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Niagara Region  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Crisis Lines

This information was last completely updated on May 4, 2017

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