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Distress Centre Durham Updates

2016 Basic Training Dates Announced!

Our helpline dates for 2016 are now available.
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Our Lights Stay On As part of our "Our Lights Stay On Campaign", Thursday September 28's overnight is in honour and in memory of Dylan Hywel Cadwallader. Thank you for helping us provide emotional support, crisis intervention and suicide prevention, especially during those late-night hours.

12th Annual Walk for Suicide Awareness

The 12th Annual Walk was held on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Thank you to everyone who came out in support. We raised over $28,000 to support our programs! Please click for the Community Partner Thank You and our Corporate Supporters.

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 2016

DCD is grateful to the following businesses for their support of our fundraisers in 2016:

  • Highfield's Country Inn and Spa
  • The Oshawa Zoo
  • Mint Floral Co.
  • Almost Perfect Head Office
  • Beth Woodcock's Therapy Clinic
  • Farmboy, Whitby
  • Hands In Demand Therapeutics Inc.
  • Nice Bistro
  • Valentino's Grande Salon
  • Nice Bistro
  • Vera Malitskaya Design
  • Sarah Pastorius, Tupperware Consultant
  • Shoppers Drug Mart, Bowmanville
  • The Gate House Salon and Spa
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Farmboy, Whitby
  • Beth Woodcock's Therapy Clinic

Businesses Supporting DCD in 2015

DCD is grateful to the following businesses for their support of our fundraisers in 2015:

  • Cedarhurst Golf Club, Beaverton
  • Durham Homestyle Gourmet Catering, Port Perry
  • Durham Reading Centre, Whitby
  • Hakim Optical, Toronto
  • Highfields Country Inn and Spa, Zephyr
  • KX 96/CKDO Durham Radio Inc., Oshawa
  • MacAskill Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, Whitby
  • Nice Bistro, Whitby
  • Ontario Science Centre, Toronto
  • Power Yoga Canada, Oshawa
  • TruBliss Yoga Studio, Courtice
  • Minacs
  • Oshawa Generals
  • Great Blue Heron Charity Casino, Port Perry
  • The Rick Mercer Report, Toronto
  • Almost Perfect Head Office, Whitby
  • Canadian Tire, Gibb St. Oshawa
  • Boston Pizza, North Oshawa
  • Canadian Tire, Bowmanville
  • Shoppers Drug Mart, Bowmanville
  • Vera Malitskaya Design

Pickering Rotary

As part of our 2015 Service Club Campaign, Distress Centre Durham extends a big thank you to the Pickering Rotary for their generous donation of $1000 to support our programming.

Deer Creek Golf Tournament

A big thank you to Deer Creek for hosting us for their Charity Golf Tournament! Please see our thank-you here.

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.