Collingwood

SHELTERS

My Friend’s House

24 hour crisis line : 705 444-2511, 1-800-265-2511
Provides shelter, counselling and referral services for women and their children fleeing an abusive relationship.

HOUSING RESOURCES

Georgian Triangle Housing Resource Centre

Arlington Building, 115 Hurontario Street – Unit 105
705-445-0643
Assistance with housing needs.

COUNSELING AND SUPPORT

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.

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

186 Hurontario Street
705-444-9160
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.

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Collingwood Office
199 Campbell Street, Collingwood
t. (705) 726.2503 | f. (705) 726.2570 | e. info@cfssc.ca
Walk-In Counselling Clinic Hours: Fridays –  9:30am – 3:30pm
Individual, Couple, And Family Counselling: Thursdays 9:00am -5:00pm
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.

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)

Walk-In Counselling Clinic Hours: Fridays – 9:30pm- 3:30pm
Individual, Couple, and Family Counselling: Thursdays – 9:00 am – 5:00pm
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.

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

275 First Street, Unit 7,8,9
705-445-4181
Intake and Information: 705-725-7656
Offers counseling services for children and youth and their families.

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

Collingwood Food Bank

Salvation Army 162 Ste. Marie Street
705-445-0490
Emergency food for those in need.

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Collingwood After Hours Clinic

115 Hurontario Street
705-445-9711
Drop in medical care open Monday to Friday 7:00pm – 8:45pm and Saturday 9:00am – 11:45am

Simcoe/Muskoka District Health Unit

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