Posts By: Crisis Centre

Phones Matter: British Columbians seek a human voice when in crisis

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MEDIA ADVISORY If you’ve used a crisis line for support, you are not alone: 505,000 British Columbians have used crisis lines when they were in distress. And if you reached out, chances are you reached out by telephone.  A recent survey, commissioned by the Crisis Centre of BC through Insights West to study crisis service […]

Walk the Lagoon for the Crisis Centre

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By Chelsea Carter Back by popular demand, Crisis Centre Executive Director Stacy Ashton is once again participating in Scotiabank’s Charity Challenge. Join her exclusive Crisis Centre team in support of the Crisis Centre! Not a runner? Not a problem.  “Participating in the Charity Challenge equals enjoying a nice day in the park while supporting a […]

5 Tips to Get You Race Ready

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Thinking of supporting the Crisis Centre and signing up for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, but worried about how to start training or what to do on the big day? Personal trainer, former competitive runner, and Crisis Centre volunteer, Ian McWalter has some tips to get you ready and excited for the big day:   One […]

Pet therapy for Crisis Centre volunteers

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It’s just across the street and a block west of the Crisis Centre. Nestled next to one of my favourite local pizza places is Catoro Café. Since the Café launched on July 29, 2019,  they have proved to be as passionate and creative in creating social good as they are at running a business. The […]

Finding Your Niche

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Interview with Robyn Vondrasek: Administrative Assistant By: Ingrid Olauson When people think of the Crisis Centre, they tend to think of the 24/7 phone and online chat service. They might picture a room buzzing with activity of front-line volunteers ready, sometimes in the middle of the night, to answer the call that just might save […]