Resources

POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE: 911

SHELTERS

Green Haven Shelter for Women
Women’s shelter – Orillia
Crisis line 705-327-7319

 

My Friend’s House
Women’s shelter – Collingwood
Crisis line 705-444-2511

 

My Sister’s Place
Women’s shelter – Alliston
Crisis line 1-800-461-5419

 

La Maison Rosewood Shelter…A program of Huronia Transition Homes
Women’s shelter – Midland
Crisis line 705-526-4211/1-800-461-1750
Sexual Assault Counselling & Advocacy Centre…A program of Huronia
Transition Homes
80 Bradford Street, suite 143. Barrie
Crisis Line 705-737-2008/1-800-987-0799

 

HOUSING RESOURCES

 County of Simcoe Social Housing
705-725-7215

 

David Busby Centre
Trinity Anglican Church
24 Collier Street
705-739-6916

 

Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County
705-725-0613
Women-directed agency, which offers court support, counselling,
pre-release program, anger management, and sexual assault treatment.
 
 
 

COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT

 Victim Crisis & Response Services-contact your local police station

 

Athena’s Sexual Assault Counselling and Advocacy Centre
80 Bradford Street, suite 143
24 hour crisis-line 705- 737-2008/1-800-987-0799
Crisis line, counselling, support, advocacy, court support, resources, referrals and
education for survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
 
 

 

BOOST Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention
Tel: 705-792-6600
Prepares children who are called to testify in court. Services offered county-wide.
 
 

 

Barrie Native Friendship Centre
175 Bayfield Street
705-721-7689
Aboriginal healing and wellness programs.
 
 

 

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County
20 Anne Street South
(705) 726 – 2503 or (705) 726- 5044
info@cfssc.ca
Offers individual, couple and family counselling by appointment Monday – Friday or free walk-in counselling Wednesday and Thursday 12:00pm – 7:00pm (Office is closed between 4:30pm – 5:30pm).
 Services also provided in Orillia, Collingwood, Alliston, Bracebridge, Bradford, Huntsville and Midland. 
 
 

 

Children’s Aid Society of Simcoe County
60 Bell Farm Road unit #7
705-726-6587/1-800-461-4236
Provides child welfare, counselling, 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.
 
 

 

Colibri: Centre des femmes francophones du comté de Simcoe
705-797-2060
Nous offrons des services aux femmes âgées de 16 ans et plus, qui luttent contre la
violence sous toutes ses formes.
 
 

 

New Path Youth and Family Services – Partner Abuse ProgramWomen’s Service
705-733-2654, ext. 309
Offers information, support, individual and group counselling to women
who have experienced abuse in a partner relationship.
 
 

 

New Path Youth and Family Services – Partner Assault Response Services (PARS)
705-733-2654, press 2
Offers psycho-educational groups for clients who have been abusive in their primary
relationship and have been court ordered to attend counselling. Contact with the
client’s partner is also provided.
 
 

 

New Path Youth and Family Counselling Services
165 Ferris Lane
705-733-2654
Intake and Information: 705-725-7656 or 1-866-566-7656 from 905 area code
Offers counselling services for children and youth and their families.
 
 

 

Season Centre for Grieving Traumatized Children
38 McDonald Street
705-721-5437/1-705-721-5437
Support and peer counselling 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
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
OntarioWorks
705- 722-3132
Provides employment support and financial assistance

 

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
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
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.

 

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

 

Simcoe County Sexual Abuse Group Treatment Program
Children’s Aid Society of the County of Simcoe
60 Belfarm Rd. – 705 726-6587 ext. 6646 /1 800 461-4236 ext 6646
Provides group therapy for children and youth who have been sexually abused by their
for adolescents and adults who have sexually abused children or youths.

 

SIMCOE COUNTY LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Office of the Crown Attorney
705-739-6188

 

SalvationArmy Simcoe County Bail Supervision program
Correctional & Justice Services
400 Bayfield Street
705-737-4140
Provides supervision on behalf of the court when a person has been charged with an offence and released on bail.  
Family Law Information Centre
Court House-114 Worsley street
705-739-6446
Resources for general family advice and court process.

 

Legal Aid Ontario
85 Bayfield Street
705-737-3400
Free legal services.

 

Community Legal Clinic
85 Bayfield Street
705-737-3400
Free legal services and advice.

 

Victim/Witness Assistance Programme
705-739-6560 (call collect if long distance)
Provides victims and witnesses of crime with information, support and assistance throughout
the court process. Priority is given to those who have experienced acute trauma

 

For a copy of the Simcoe County Violence Against Women Coordinating Commitee Resourse Guide or if you are seeking services outside of Barrie please visit Resource Guide

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