Downtown Mission of Windsor Inc

Site: Essex County - Phone Service Only

Service: Distress Centre of Windsor-Essex County

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-256-5000
After Hours Phone Outgoing Message
Crisis Phone 519-256-5000
Text Phone 147147 or 741741
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Primary Contact Rukshini Ponniah-Goulin, Director of Distress Centre Operations; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Volunteer based: 
* Telephone Service 
* Online Service  
* Text 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 
For Online Help Click Here and then Click Online Help Link  
To find a Distress Centre in Ontario Click Here
Hours Mon-Sun: 12 noon-12 midnight 
Text Phone: 2 pm-2 am 
Online Help: 2 pm-2 am
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor and Essex County are the primary areas served, but callers from anywhere can call in and speak to our volunteers!
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Anyone in distress or in need of someone to talk to
Application Telephone access only
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1968
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Mailing Address c/o Distress Centre of Windsor-Essex County 
PO Box 2025 
Windsor, ON N8Y 4R5
Accessibility Not Applicable - Phone service only
Other Details
Resources Distress Centre Service Brochures and Business Cards available upon request (email

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