Announcement - Our New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Distress Centre Halton (Oakville) is very pleased to announce that Janice Gardner-Spiece will be joining the Centre as Executive Director effective May 29, 2017.

Distress Centre Halton 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.

Janice comes to us with extensive experience in not-for-profit management, and has worked for Niagara Region, Easter Seals, and Meals-on-Wheels. Janice is also an instructor at a community college, has program development experience at the grassroots and regional levels.  Her 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.

Janice will be reaching out to many of you in the coming months - please join us in welcoming her to our community and helping us build on Distress Centre's 40 year legacy of compassion and care.

Max Ascenzi

Board Chair