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Distress Centre Durham Updates

2018 Basic Training Dates Announced!

Thanks for your interest, our February Helpline Responder Basic Training session is full. Our helpline dates for 2018 are now available.
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14th Annual Walk for Suicide Awareness

The 13th Annual Walk, sponsored by Hoyes Michalos was held on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Thanks for your support in helping us raise nearly $25,000 to support suicide prevention, intervention and postvention in Durham Region!

Memorial Donation

The Board of Directors for Distress Centre Durham extends its deepest gratitude for the $5,000 Memoriam Donation received in honour of the late Garth Andrew Hardie, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend; Norval and Vivian Fleming, loving parents and grandparents; and Orma Hardie (Fleming), a dear mom and grandma. This generous contribution will help us to continue to provide support to individuals and families in our community!

Businesses Supporting DCD in 2017

DCD is grateful to the following businesses for their support in 2017:

  • Metrro (Victoria St. W. location in Whitby)
  • Subway (Victoria St. W. location in Whitby)
  • Cupcake Junkie (Brock St. South in Whitby)
  • Farmboy (Taunton Rd., East in Whitby)
  • La Rosa Ristorante (Garden St., in Whitby)
  • Scotiabank and Event Logistics
  • Tribute Communities Centre

Our Lights Stay On Campaign

For many people, coping is most difficult during the night. That's why our helpline operates 24/7. Click here for more info including how to donate and help us keep our lights on.