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50 Stories Part 48: Navigating the System – 211 in the 2010s

2020-12-08T17:29:21+00:00

Image: 211 staff celebrate with cake after we successfully renewed our AIRS accreditation. Read - 50 Stories Part 47 The 211 service continued to expand in the last decade. It is still free, multi-lingual, and confidential. Certified Community Resource Specialists answer 211 calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week, helping callers find appropriate [...]

50 Stories Part 48: Navigating the System – 211 in the 2010s2020-12-08T17:29:21+00:00

50 Stories Part 45: A SORCe for the homeless

2020-11-17T12:57:30+00:00

Image: On June 2, 2017, SORCe was honoured with a Community Justice Award from Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. The award recognizes excellence and innovation in community partnerships, in the areas of victims’ services, youth justice, restorative justice and other crime-prevention efforts. Read - 50 Stories Part 44 In 2013, Distress Centre returned to its [...]

50 Stories Part 45: A SORCe for the homeless2020-11-17T12:57:30+00:00

Distress Centre’s counselling program gives client new confidence

2014-08-15T17:04:16+00:00

Lynda, Basic Needs Coordinator at Distress Centre, has assisted Anne* in many ways, but says it's up to the clients to make change in their lives. Anne* called our 211 line in June, 2013 looking for housing assistance. She needed to find a place for herself and her young child to live by July 1, [...]

Distress Centre’s counselling program gives client new confidence2014-08-15T17:04:16+00:00
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