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Robyn Romano announced as Chief Executive Officer for Distress Centre

2021-10-22T10:43:57+00:00

Distress Centre Calgary’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Robyn Romano as Chief Executive Officer. Over the past 12 years, Robyn has served in a number of roles at Distress Centre Calgary (DCC). From her start as a practicum student, through to her coverage as Interim Executive Director over the past [...]

Robyn Romano announced as Chief Executive Officer for Distress Centre2021-10-22T10:43:57+00:00

Q1 2021 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2021-05-18T13:21:31+00:00

See this update as a video! Hello everyone, and welcome to spring! The days are getting longer, the grass is turning green, and the trees are budding. Spring is a time of renewal and new beginnings, and can give us new hope for the future. Spring is also a time of transitions, and this spring [...]

Q1 2021 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2021-05-18T13:21:31+00:00

Announcement: Jerilyn Dressler is leaving Distress Centre

2021-04-27T14:50:55+00:00

Image: Jerilyn Dressler with the Board of Directors in 2019. Together and on behalf of Distress Centre Calgary’s Board of Directors, we would like to announce that Jerilyn Dressler is leaving her role as Executive Director effective June 25 to pursue another leadership opportunity within the sector. The Board of Directors wants to extend their [...]

Announcement: Jerilyn Dressler is leaving Distress Centre2021-04-27T14:50:55+00:00

Distress Centre’s journey to accreditation with the American Association of Suicidology

2021-03-05T17:05:04+00:00

Distress Centre received accreditation from the American Association of Suicidology on February 3, 2021. Guest post by: Mike Velthuis Kroeze, Crisis Program Manager A quick Google search for the definition of accreditation suggests “the action or process of officially recognizing someone as having a particular status or being qualified to perform a particular activity.” When [...]

Distress Centre’s journey to accreditation with the American Association of Suicidology2021-03-05T17:05:04+00:00

Q4 2020 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2021-02-02T16:03:12+00:00

See this update as a video! Hello everyone, and Happy New Year. I hope you had some time over the holidays to rest and recover from the challenges we faced in 2020. We will be faced with many more challenges in the months ahead. January 26 marked the one-year anniversary of Distress Centre’s first documented [...]

Q4 2020 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2021-02-02T16:03:12+00:00

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2020-10-14T15:32:47+00:00

See this update as a video! Hello everyone! I hope you all had a lovely long weekend and that you were able to take some time to reflect on what you’re grateful for. I am grateful that we have officially surpassed the six month mark of the pandemic. It has been a very long and [...]

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2020-10-14T15:32:47+00:00

Q2 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2020-08-07T13:17:24+00:00

See this update as a video! Hello and good day everyone! I hope you are able to take some time to enjoy the summer weather, despite not being able to venture too far from home this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we move into the fifth month of the pandemic, I want to [...]

Q2 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2020-08-07T13:17:24+00:00

Q1 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2020-05-04T18:36:44+00:00

See this update as a video! This is not the quarterly update I planned on writing. When I thought of looking back on the first quarter of 2020, I wanted to tell you that our team had successfully moved 115 staff and 200+ volunteers from 1010 8th Avenue to 999 8th Street SW. I wanted [...]

Q1 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2020-05-04T18:36:44+00:00

Q4 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2019-12-18T19:10:45+00:00

See this update as a video! As 2019 comes to a close, we look back on the year’s successes and challenges and plan for the year ahead. Here at Distress Centre, we have been reflecting on our last 50 years and getting ready for a big change. We will be celebrating our 50th anniversary in [...]

Q4 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2019-12-18T19:10:45+00:00

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2019-08-06T13:16:03+00:00

See this update as a video! After a rainy start to the season, it feels like summer is finally here. With the recent sunny weather comes spending time outside, festivals, going to Calaway Park and all the other sunny weather activities we can take part in. But at Distress Centre, we know the joy that [...]

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2019-08-06T13:16:03+00:00
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