|Social Media||Website: www.distresscentrepeel.com/|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Distress Line: |
Offers 24/7 telephone support, crisis intervention, suicide intervention and referrals to the community. Trained volunteers answer the line and provide listening, emotional support and empathy. Public education.
Peel Elder Abuse Support Program:
Offers telephone support to older adults or those out in the community who may be experiencing or suspect abuse. The service is provided 7 days a week from 12noon- 8:00pm by specially trained senior volunteers.
The program also has a Program Facilitator that specializes in providing individualized support to those experiencing abuse.
Public education and elder abuse awareness.
|Hours||Distress Line Mon-Sun 24 hours; Peel Elder Abuse Support Program Mon-Sun 12 noon-8 pm|
|Areas Served||Peel Region ; Peel Region|
|Languages||English ; French ; Amharic ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Filipino ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Malayalam ; Marathi ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Sinhala ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Telugu ; Urdu ; Ebonics|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 48021 |
RPO Dundas Sheppard
Mississauga, ON L5A 4G8
|Crisis Phone||Brampton: 905-459-7777 |
|TTY Phone||Distress Line 905-278-4890|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Subjects||Crisis intervention ; Distress lines ; Education ; Friendship services ; Information and referral ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Speakers bureaus ; Suicide ; Suicide prevention ; Telephone support ; Volunteer opportunities|