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Discover what is going on in the world of the Distress Centre - we have amazing events, productive interviews and want to share it all with you!

The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region is pleased to offer our services for various media outlet interviews & insights into what is happening in our community & around the world. 

We are always open to talking to the media about our services. For interview inquiries, please contact our Manager of Media, Marketing & Communications, Leslie Scott at 613-238-1089 x 222.


Clicking on a video will take you to an external link provided by CTV Ottawa.  All videos are provided by our friends at CTV Ottawa Morning Live, featured on CTV2.  Thank you to Bell Media for the opportunity to speak about the Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region.

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Oh the fun we have with our events! Being a not-for-profit agency, means that we rely on our community and funders to help support our services. From events like our signature Chocolate Affair Gala, to our inaugural Mindful Ink and our online auction, we truly have something for everyone to enjoy and participate in!

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You can help support our great cause by purchasing items available from our online store!

Turn your car into a donation!

Your old beat up car is worth money.  Don't believe me?  Donate a Car Canada says it is!  In fact, they accept most vehicles including but not limited to cars, trucks, vans, SUV’s, trailers, RV’s and boats.

Did Someone Say Chocolate? are awesome! At our Chocolate Affair Gala on Saturday, May 11th, you helped us to raise $33,642 for our crisis and support line services! We couldn’t have done it without you, our vendors, and sponsors.To anyone who supported in their own way, a million thank you’s!

Host a fundraising event

Whether it's your school, work or just on your own, hosting your fundraising event is an excellent way to support the Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region. These benefits are two-fold: not only do you raise much needed funds to donate, you also increase the awareness of the Distress Centre and its services as well!

I want to make a difference!

If you want to make a difference in the lives of others in our community, you've come to the right place.  Our 24/7 services are available to those who need someone to turn to in times of distress or crisis, and we simply have the best volunteers on our phone lines!

Donate Through Canada Helps

CanadaHelps is your one-stop shop for supporting any registered Canadian charity.

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