Distress Centre (Calgary)

​The Distress Centre is a non-profit social agency that delivers 24-hour support, free crisis counselling and resources referral services to the southern Alberta area. They provide 24-hour crisis support services through our 24-hour crisis line, email, daily chat and daily text for youth. This service is free and is offered in over 200 languages.

Crisis Line: 403-266-4357
Hearing Impaired: 403-543-1967

Online Support:
We understand that you may not be comfortable picking up the phone and calling so we encourage you to use our online chat. Online Crisis Chat is available from 3pm – 10:00pm on weekdays and from noon-10:00pm on weekends. This can be found at the top corner of each page of the website.