No, our counselling services are free of charge.
Yes, service animals are welcome to attend counselling with you. Just let the Intake Coordinator know that you’ll want to bring your service animal with you.
Yes, our offices are accessible on the 5th floor by elevators.
Our offices are located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada at Suite 500, 999 8th Street SW. Please note that we are not able to provide counselling services outside of the Province of Alberta.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, walk-in counselling services are suspended until further notice. If you would like to see a counsellor, please call our crisis line (403-266-4357) or submit an intake form below.
Our intake coordinator will contact you by phone in 3-4 days to ask you some questions and set up an appointment if our counselling is a good fit for you. You need access to a phone. We cannot communicate with you by email because of the privacy limitations with it.
We provide free, general, short-term crisis counselling at Distress Centre. One to six counselling sessions are provided to help support an individual, family or couple coping with a crisis. Please note that we do not provide specialized assessments or treatment for specific mental health/psychiatric disorders.