The Board of Directors of Distress Centre Oakville is very pleased to announce that Craig Redick will be joining the centre as Executive Director effective May 11, 2015.
Distress Centre Oakville has been serving people in Oakville and the surrounding area for 40 years. Our confidential telephone and online chat and text services are provided by a highly trained roster of community volunteers who help people cope with crisis, loneliness and emotional stress 365 days a year.
Craig comes to us with extensive volunteer engagement experience, most recently as Senior Manager, Community Engagement at Kids Help Phone. Craig is a resident of Oakville, has strong knowledge of the region and program development experience at the grassroots and national levels. His talents for engaging and motivating people to a cause, establishing key partnerships and delivering sensitive, effective service will be great assets to the centre and to our community.
Craig will be reaching out to many of you in the coming months- please join us in welcoming him home to our community and helping us build on Distress Centre’s 40 year legacy of compassion and care.