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About Us

Distress Centre Calgary (DCC) provides 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling, youth peer support and referrals through 211 and our programs at SORCe – all at no cost. For over 50 years, Distress Centre has served Calgary and Southern Alberta, ensuring everyone has a place to turn in times of crisis.

We do not define crisis.  We do not judge. Anyone can call us day or night.

Mission: Provide compassionate, accessible crisis support that enhances the health, well-being and resiliency of individuals in distress.

Vision: Everyone is heard.

Values: Accessibility, Collaboration, Compassion, Excellence, Inclusivity, Innovation, Leadership, Partnerships, Respect, Volunteerism

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Leadership

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Robyn RomanoRobyn Romano

Chief Executive Officer

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Directors

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Managers

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Board of Directors

Distress Centre Calgary is governed by an exemplary group of volunteers who make up the Board of Directors. They bring exceptional skills, vision and experience from a variety backgrounds to lead strategic direction, governance and fiduciary accountability. The Board is committed to ensuring Distress Centre remains an accessible, innovative and compassionate agency that delivers excellent service to our clients and continues to meet the emerging needs of our community.

Board of Directors 2021-2022

Officers:

  • Duncan Melville, Chair – The Boston Consulting Group
  • Chantal Milloy, Vice Chair – Levvel Inc.
  • Linda Dietsche, Treasurer

Directors:

  • Amanda Kousinioris – Enerflex Ltd.
  • Aminda Galappaththi – Calgary Housing Company
  • Beth Pollock – Gibson Energy
  • Janet Segato – SAIT
  • Kelly Sutton – RBC
  • Kevin Drinkwater – JFive
  • Kiersten Mohr – Terra Firma Transition Consulting
  • Lori Berg – ATB Financial
  • Shauna Moscovich – SMART Technologies
  • Tonino Rizzuti – ENMAX

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