Orillia

SHELTERS

Green Haven Shelter

705-327-7319
Emergency shelter for abused women and their children and 24 hour crisis hotline. Shelter also provides counseling and referral services.

HOUSING RESOURCES

Couchiching Jubilee House

705-326-4337
Transitional House for women.

Information Orillia Housing Registry

33 Mississaga Street, East
705-325-3883

Georgian Triangle Housing Resource Centre

169 Front Street South – Unit 145
705-325-3883
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.

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Orillia Office

169 Front Street South, Orillia, Ontario L3V4S8
t. (705) 726.2503 | f. (705) 726.2570 | e. info@cfssc.ca
Walk-In Counselling Clinic Hours: Mondays – 10:30pm- 4:30pm
Individual, Couple, and Family Counselling: Thursdays – 9:00 am – 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)

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)

94 Colbourne Street West
705-325-1005
1-800-422-9970
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.

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

359 West Street North
705-325-6161
Intake and Information: 705-725-7656
Offers counseling services for children and youth and their families.

Rama Mnjikaning First Nations Community Services

705-325-3611

Regional Sexual and Domestic Assault Treatment Centre

Soldiers Memorial Hospital
1-877-377-7438

Orillia Native Women’s Group

705-329-7755
Services include one-to-one support, women circles, prevention services, clothing exchange, traditional ceremonies, social events.
Ambe Tigadaw (Let’s Grow Together):  a developing Indigenous Garden Collective.  The intent of this program is to bring families together to learn about healthy food preparation, healthy snacks, school lunches and food as medicine concepts.

Telecare

170 Colborne Street West
705-327-2383
Distress Line: 705-325-9534 and 705-835-3453
Provides a 24-hour telephone crisis line.

North Simcoe Victim Crisis Services

705 325-5578
SupportLink: 705 323-9260

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

The Orillia & Area Family Resource Centre ‐ Emergency Cupboard

80 Colborne St. West
Tue to Thur 9:30 – 3:30 Fri & Sat 9:30 – 1 p.m.
325-1299
Supplies formula & diapers.

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Simcoe/Muskoka District Health Unit

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