POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE: 911
SHELTERSGreen 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 RESOURCESCounty 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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ASSISTANCESimcoe County Social And Children’s Services OntarioWorks 705- 722-3132 Provides employment support and financial assistance
FOOD SECURITYBarrie 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 SUPPORTBarrie 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 ASSISTANCEOffice 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