Barrie

SHELTERS

Women and Children’s Shelter Barrie

115 Edgehill Drive

705-728-2544

1-800-461-1716
Emergency shelter for abused women and their children and 24 hour crisis hotline. Shelter also provides counseling and referral services.

HOUSING RESOURCES

County of Simcoe Social Housing

705-725-7215

David Busby Centre

88 Mulcaster Street (entrance on McDonald Street)
705-739-6916 Drop in centre.
Provides outreach help for people with social issues.

Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County

705-725-0613
Women-directed agency, which offers court support, counseling, pre-release program, anger management, and sexual assault treatment.

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.

Barrie Native Friendship Centre

175 Bayfield Street, Barrie, Ontario
705-721-7689
Aboriginal healing and wellness programs.

Boost Child Victim Witness Support Program

80 Bradford Street, Suite 133, Barrie, Ontario
705-792-6600
Offers educational resources and help in preparing children and youth who will testify in criminal court.

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

20 Anne Street South Barrie, Ontario L4N 2C6
t. (705) 726.2503 | f. (705) 726.2570 | e. info@cfssc.ca

Walk-In Counselling Clinic Hours: Wednesdays  1:00 – 7:30pm | Thursdays  1:00 – 7:30pm
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 9:00pm | Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
(office closed from 12:00 – 1:00pm)
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.

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)

60 Bell Farm Road unit #7, Barrie, Ontario
705-726-6587
1-800-461-4236
Provides child welfare, counseling, prevention and family supports for children under 16 years of age and their families in Simcoe County.

Colibri: Centre des femmes francophones du comte de Simcoe

80, rue Bradford Street, Suite/Bureau 340, Barrie, Ontario
705-797-2060
877-797-2060
Offers counseling, family law court support, community and educational resources for francophone and French-speaking women victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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

165 Ferris Lane, Barrie, Ontario
705-733-2654
Intake and Information: 705-725-7656 or 1-866-566-7656 from 905 area code
PAP: 705-733-2654, ext. 2309
Offers counseling services for children and youth and their families.

Season Centre for Grieving Children

38 McDonald Street, Barrie, Ontario
705-721-5437
Support and peer counseling for children experiencing loss through death or trauma.

Regional Sexual and Domestic Assault Treatment Centre

Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia
1-877-377-7438

SupportLink

29 Sperling Dr., Barrie, Ontario
705-720-1040
Provides a wireless phone unit pre-programmed to 911 and comprehensive safety planning to male and female victims,18 years of age and older, who are at high risk of personal danger because of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.

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

Barrie Food Bank

Community Food Foundation of Barrie Inc.
705-725-1818
Provides emergency or temporary food relief to individuals and families.

Good Food Box

80 Bradford Street, Barrie, Ontario
Barrie Community Health Centre
705-725-7697 ext.265
Food cooperative supplies affordable food and fresh vegetables.

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Barrie After Hours Medical Clinics

705-726-1544
Automated service listing the locations and times of operation of the walk-in clinics in Barrie.

Barrie Community Health Centre

80 Bradford Street, Barrie, Ontario
705-734-9690

Simcoe/Muskoka District Health Unit

16 Sperling Drive
1-877-721-7520
Any questions regarding birth control, pregnancy, STDs, HIV/AIDS, anonymous testing. Sexual orientation issues.

Telecare

705-726-7922
24 hours telephone crisis help line.