Spectra Community Support Services

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Record #: CMH1176 Last Modified: 09 Feb 2015 Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2015
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.distresscentrepeel.com/
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Description & Services
DescriptionDistress 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.
HoursDistress Line Mon-Sun 24 hours; Peel Elder Abuse Support Program Mon-Sun 12 noon-8 pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedPeel Region ; Peel Region
EligibilityAll ages
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Amharic ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Filipino ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Malayalam ; Marathi ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Sinhala ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Telugu ; Urdu ; Ebonics
Contact Information
Mailing AddressPO Box 48021 
RPO Dundas Sheppard 
Mississauga, ON L5A 4G8
Office Phone289.569.1200
Crisis PhoneBrampton: 905-459-7777 
Mississauga: 905-459-7777 
Caledon: 1-877-298-5444 
TTY PhoneDistress Line 905-278-4890
Other Details
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
SubjectsCrisis intervention ; Distress lines ; Education ; Friendship services ; Information and referral ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Speakers bureaus ; Suicide ; Suicide prevention ; Telephone support ; Volunteer opportunities