Alliston

SHELTERS

My Sister’s Place

705-435-3835
1-800-461-5419
705-435-9400
Emergency shelter for abused women and their children and 24 hours crisis hotline. Shelter also provides counseling and referral services.

HOUSING RESOURCES

Contact. Housing Support Services

Community Service Centre, South Simcoe Town Square
39 Victoria St. E., Alliston
705-435-4900
Assistance with housing needs.

County of Simcoe Social Housing

705-725-7215
Assistance with housing needs.

Landlord and Tenant Tribunal

1-888-332-3234
Assistance with housing needs.

COUNSELING AND SUPPORT

Victim Crisis & Response Services

— contact your local police station

Athena’s Sexual Assault Counseling and Advocacy Centre

80 Bradford Street, suite 143, Barrie, Ontario
24 hour crisis-line
705-737-2008
1-800-987-0799
Crisis line, counseling, support, advocacy, court support, resources, referrals and education for survivors of sexual abuse and assault.  Serving all of Simcoe County.

Borden Family Resource Centre

28 Amhem Road, Building E-123, Borden
705-424-1200 ext.3994
A non-profit community response organization, confidential and non-biased support for families in the community.

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Alliston Office
16 Victoria Street East, Alliston, Ontario L9R 1V5
Walk-In Counselling Clinic Hours: 2nd and 4th Tuesday Monthly | 9:30am – 3:30pm
Individual, Couple, and Family Counselling: 1st and 3rd Tuesday Monthly | 9:00am – 5:00 pm
Professional counselling services available to everyone living or working in Simcoe County regardless of age, ability, cultural or religious background, race, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Barrie Office
20 Anne Street South Barrie, Ontario L4N 2C6
t. (705) 726.2503 | f. (705) 726.2570 | e. info@cfssc.ca
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 9:00pm |  Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
(office closed from 12:00 – 1:00pm)

Partner Assault Response Program (PAR):  The Partner Assault Response (PAR) program is a Domestic Violence Court initiative that delivers a specialized community-based group education/counselling program to offenders who have been mandated by the court to attend the PAR program in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence.  The program encourages men and women to recognize and accept responsibility for their assaultive behaviour. It assists participants in changing their belief system about power and control issues. The program also enhances victim safety through confidential outreach to victims who have been abused.

This program is available in Barrie, Orillia, Collingwood and Midland.

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions (Formerly the Children’s Aid Society)

46 Wellington Street
705-435-4348
1-800-661-5311
1-800-461-4236
Provides child welfare, counseling, prevention and family support for children less than 16 years old and their families.

Choices for Children (A program of Huronia Transition Homes)

705-526-3221
A group program for women with children who have been exposed to violence against their mothers.

New Path Youth and Family Counseling Services

46 Wellington Street West, Alliston (send mail to Cookstown office)
705-434-0477
Intake and Information: 705-725-7656 or 1-866-566-7656 from 905 area code
Offers counseling services for children and youth and their families.

Bradford New Path Youth and Family Counseling Services

118 Barrie Street, Bradford  905-775-7196
3740 Line 13, Bradford West Gwillimbury  705-458-4338

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Simcoe County Social And Children’s Services

Ontario Works
705-722-3132
Provides employment support and financial assistance to residents of Simcoe County.

FOOD SECURITY

Good Shepherd Food Bank

60 Victoria Street West
705-435-3255
Emergency food for those in need. Open Monday and Thursday.

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit — Cookstown

705-458-1103
1-877-721-7520