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Telecare Distress Centre - Volunteers Needed
By Telecare Distress Centre | Published  04/3/2009 | Adult Volunteer Opportunities | Unrated
Telecare Distress Centre
Telecare Distress Centre, is a non-profit, multicultural organization providing free, caring and confidential support services in several languages for the diverse population of the Region.  Since 1973, this centre offers a 24 hour crisis and emotional support line service every day of the year in English, provided by trained , non-judgemental and caring staff and volunteers.

Our services are Free of charge and provided in English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Cantonese
- Multilingual Crisis lines 905 459 7777  (Mandarin and Cantonese: 416 920 0497)
- TeleCheck (Daily or regular phone calls to seniors) 416 646 8450
- Reassurance (Regular phone calls to people -18 to 55 years old- who are in a stressfull situation) 905 459 8439

Agency funded by: Region of Peel, United Way of Peel Region, The Ontario Trillium Foundation and LHIN Central West

Por more information please call us at 905 459 8439 or visit our website


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Peel - We are a non-profit community based organization in the Region of Peel that provides 24-hour crisis and listening/emotional support to individuals experiencing loneliness, depression, suicidal thoughts, abuse, addictions, grief or just having difficulty coping in life.

Are you…
- At least 21 years old
- Fluent in English and Mandarin and/or Cantonese
- Willing to complete the 50-hour training course and on-going training sessions
Able to commit a minimum of 12 hours per month for one year
Caring and non-judgmental listener

Call us for more information at: (905) 459-8439 Ext. 2 or visit

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