Website information about urgent services

Distress Centre

Distress Centre provide:

Free, confidential 24/7 crisis line: 403-266-HELP (4357); TTY for the hearing impaired 403-543-1967

Free, confidential 24/7 suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Online crisis chat is available from 3pm to 10pm daily. Go to the website and click on "Confidential Chat"

Emails are responded to within 24 to 48 hours: help@distresscentre.com

Mobile Response Team provide:

Mobile mental health services: crisis intervention, prevention, urgent psychiatric assessments, trauma response, mental health education and professional consultations

The Mobile Response Team is accessed through the Distress Centre

ConnecTeen

ConnecTeen provide:

Free, confidential 24/7 peer support service for youth: 403-264-TEEN (403-264-8336)

Peer support available from 5 to 10pm on weekdays and noon to 10pm on weekends

Online chat is available from 3pm to 10pm weekdays and noon to 10pm weekends: go to the website and click on “Confidential Chat”

Text chat is available from 3pm to 10pm weekdays and noon to 10pm weekends). Text 587-333-2724

Emails are responded to within 24 to 48 hours: go to the ConnecTeam Distress Centre website below

 

Woods Homes Community Resource Team

Woods Homes Community Resource Team provide:

Free, confidential 24/7 phone and mobile crisis team: 403-299-9699 or toll-free at 1-800-563-6106

Provide telephone and mobile crisis team for children, adolescents, adults, and families

Text chat is available from 9 am to 10 pm: 587-315-5000

Emails are responded to and checked regularly: crt@woodshomes.ca

Free drop-in counselling services are available at:

  • Woods Homes Eastside Family Centre - Monday to Thursday from 11am to 7pm, Friday 11am to 6pm, Saturday 11am to 4pm: 403-299 9696
  • Northgate Mall 255 – 495 36 Street NE: 403-299-9696

Live online chat is available 9am to 7pm daily