La Maison Rosewood Shelter

705-526-4211 or 1-800-461-1750
Emergency shelter for abused women and their children and 24 hour crisis hotline. Shelter also provides counseling and referral services.


Community Link North Simcoe

850 Hartman Drive
Provides housing support to individuals in emergency shelter, facing housing crisis and those who are homeless. Offers advocacy, support and relationship building with landlords, shelter operators, supported housing staff, Ontario Works, ODSP, legal services, etc.


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
Crisis line, counseling, support, advocacy, court support, resources, referrals and education for survivors of sexual abuse and assault.  Serving all of Simcoe County.

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Midland Office
845 King Street Midland, Ontario
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)

741 Yonge Street, Unit 7 & 8
Provides child welfare, counseling, prevention and family supports for children under 16 years of age and their families in Simcoe County.

Choices for Children (A program of Huronia Transition Homes)

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

Enaahtig Healing Lodge And Learning Centre

4184 Vasey Road, Victoria Harbour
Provides opportunities for holistic healing and learning based on the principles of Aboriginal culture, including; residential programs, counseling, teachings, sweat lodge and ceremonies for healing and celebration.

Georgian Bay Métis Council — Aboriginal Healing And Wellness Program

9170 County Rd 93, Unit 301
Program focuses on health promotion and the provision of culturally sensitive health therapies and services to the Métis community. Services include one-to-one support, healing circles, support groups, prevention services, forums, workshops, resource library, etc.

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre Inc.

175 Yonge St
Services include Health and wellness, drug and alcohol counseling, long-term care, employment and training, children and families services and homeless outreach services.

Georgian Bay Native Women’s Association

562 King Street
Canadian Pre-Natal Nutrition Program: offers services and programming for prenatal and postnatal mothers; education, cultural teachings, nutrition, community kitchen and garden, infant development, parenting classes, hospital and home visits
Community Action Program for Children: promote healthy lifestyles for families with children 0-6 yrs offering programming and services, children’s cultural program, parent support circles, mom & tot programs, special events, cultural teachings and ceremonies
Aboriginal Seniors Cultural Program: deliver a culturally focused and holistic based program to support Seniors/Elders living in their homes ages 55 + .  Facilitating access to services, accessing traditional counselling and ceremonies, assisting in keeping seniors at home longer.

North Simcoe Catholic Family Life Centre

354 Midland Ave
Offers individual, family and marital counseling, as well as family life education. Services available to all regardless of religious affiliation or ability to pay.


Simcoe County Social And Children’s Services

Ontario Works
Provides employment support and financial assistance to residents of Simcoe County.


The Food Bank

The Salvation Army
Provides access to food bank and assistance with medical expenses. New clients must show ID and there is no waiting list. Clothing needs are referred to Thrift Store.


Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (Midland Branch)

1156 St Andrews Dr
Offers a wide range of health services focused on promoting and protecting health and preventing disease, illness and injury.