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Monthly Donations

Become a Monthly Donor

We know that donating is meaningful to you, and you want to take part in shaping Calgary’s communities in a positive and sustainable way. When you donate to Distress Centre on a monthly basis, you’re helping us provide mental health and wellness support to you, your family, and your neighbours whenever it is needed.

Becoming a monthly donor means you are creating an impact every month with a monetary gift that generates meaningful difference throughout the year.

Your donations directly support the 140,000 connections Distress Centre responds to annually across Southern Alberta.

Set up your monthly recurring donation today!

Our Free Services

Our free services include: 

  • 24-hour crisis support by phone, chat, and text
  • Youth-to-peer support
  • Professional counselling
  • Our 211 information and navigation services
  • Services for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness through our Coordinated Entry program.

We also provide crisis intervention training and community education to corporate and nonprofit organizations on a fee-for-service basis.

Monthly Donations Can Make an Impact

Small monthly donations can make a significant impact over time. By setting up a recurring monthly donation, you can make a difference in the lives of Calgarians and Southern Albertans throughout the year.

Set up your monthly recurring donation today and join us in making a positive impact throughout our community.

Opportunities to Help

Our volunteer opportunities allow you to provide support in various ways, including over the phone and via chat, text, or email. We also provide extensive practical and ongoing training.

As Calgary’s only 24-hour crisis agency, we are often the first point of contact for those seeking help. Make a career out of making a difference!

Distress Centre is committed to furthering the field of social work, and we view practicum students as a great asset to our team.  Practicum opportunities exist year-round within the Crisis Line Program and Counselling Program, along with other opportunities.

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Our Impact Funders

we want you to know that your donation is currently supporting someone in crisis. thank you for your contributions.

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In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, Distress Centre Calgary would like to honour and acknowledge Moh’kinsstis, and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Blackfoot confederacy: Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, as well as the Îyâxe Nakoda and Tsuut’ina nations. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. Finally, we acknowledge all Nations – Indigenous and non – who live, work and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.