Distress Centre of Windsor-Essex County

Site: Telephone Service Only

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Record #: WIN0360 Last Modified: 10 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 19 Feb 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-256-5000
After Hours PhoneOutgoing Message
Crisis Phone519-256-5000
E-MailDistressCentreWE@gmail.com
Websitewww.dcwindsor.com
Primary ContactRukshini Ponniah, Executive Director; Email: DistressCentreWE@gmail.com
Volunteer CoordinatorKim Rau, Volunteer Coordinator
Agency Information
Service Level(80) United Way
Established1968
FundingGrants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Community Supports Investments
Description and Service Details
DescriptionVolunteer based telephone service  
* offers non-judgmental and non-directive emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and referrals to community resources  
* service is free, confidential, anonymous and available to all 
 
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HoursMon-Sun: 12 noon-12 midnight
Areas ServedEssex County ; Windsor and Essex County are the primary areas served, but callers from anywhere can call in and speak to our volunteers!
EligibilityAnyone in distress or in need of someone to talk to
ApplicationTelephone access only
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Mailing Addressc/o Distress Centre of Windsor-Essex County 
PO Box 2025 
Windsor, ON N8Y 4R5
AccessibilityNot Applicable - Phone service only
Other Details
Print MaterialDistress Centre Service Brochures and Business Cards (available at no charge), upon requests, email DistressCentreWE@gmail.com.