Public Education

Our Outreach and shelter staff is available for presentations to the community to raise awareness about gender-based violence and its devastating effects upon women and children. This service is offered to service clubs, community and social service agencies, college students and faculty, law enforcement, court personnel, and both the elementary and secondary schools in the area.

Any group wishing to gain more information about the services that are offered by the Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie or to request a presentation about violence against women can call 705-728-6300 ext 229 or fill out the Request a Speaker Form and submit via e-mail to lisa(at)barrieshelter.com, fax to 705-728-1364 or mail to:

The Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie
115 Edgehill Dr.
Barrie, ON
L4N 1L9

 Request a Speaker Form PDF

Staff are also available to come into local area schools to deliver an evidence-based violence prevention program for students in grades 7-12. If you would like more information or would like to request a speaker to come into your classroom, please call the Youth Outreach and Awareness Program Coordinator at 705-721-9977 ext 327 or fill out the Public Education Speaker Request Form and submit via e-mail to samantha@barrieshelter.com, fax to 705-721-9710, or mail to:

The Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie
115 Edgehill Dr.
Barrie, ON
L4N 1L9

 Public Education Speaker Request Form PDF

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