Brought to you by the Simcoe County Nutrition Network and the former Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County in partnership with Community Connection

Barrie Food Bank

Description (Service) Emergency food relief up to ten times a year * interviews and food distribution occur on Mon, Wed and Fri afternoons * please bring plastic or canvas bags for your order * consultation and referral services also provided to encourage self sufficiency and personal well being 
Offer morning drop-in program to distribute surplus items such as bread, baked goods, vegetables and other products depending on supplies
Service Details
Hours Interviews and food distribution: Mon, Wed, Fri 1 pm-3:30 pm  
Morning Drop-in: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am  
Donations Received: Mon 8:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-11:30 am * Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm * Thu 8:30 am-11:30 am * Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa - (portion) ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte - (portion) ; Springwater - (portion) ; Boundaries of service are very specific * service only to communities listed below:
Anten Mills - south of Horseshoe Valley Rd
Barrie - east of Tiffin St
Belle Ewart
Churchill - up to 2nd line
Coulson - south of Horseshoe Valley Rd, West of 7th Line
Craighurst - south of Horseshoe Valley Rd
Oro-Medonte - only to Line 7
Oro Station - Ridge Rd W only, not Ridge Rd
Shanty Bay
Springwater - west to County Rd 28, North to Consession 2
Thornton - East of Hwy 27
Village of Minesing - only the village
Eligibility Morning Drop-in: open to anyone * Food distribution: only to those living in specified areas served
Application People seeking emergency food relief can apply in person for a confidential assessment verifying the current emergency * the assessment will require the following documents * proof of income (statements from Ontario Works, Employment Insurance, pension, etc) * official rent receipt or proof of mortgage and other monthly expenses * ID for each adult living in the home with current address (driver's licence, cheque, bill or other mail) * proof of family members who are under the applicant's care 
No documents are needed for the Mon-Fri morning drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Addresses and Location
Site Location Two blocks south of Dunlop St W on the northside of the Pioneer Pools building
Located In Community Barrie
Address 42 Anne St S, Unit 2
Barrie, ON
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Intersection Anne St S and Dunlop St W
Mailing Address PO Box 145 
Barrie, ON L4M 4S9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-725-1818
Fax 705-725-1732
Primary Contact Evy Willer, Operations Manager and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 705-725-1818 ext 3; Email:
Alternate Contact Marie Ali, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Primary Executive Peter Sundborg, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Michelle Simons, Manager of Community Relations; Email:

Partnership of Simcoe County Nutrition Network, Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County and Community Connection. The support of the Government of Ontario is acknowledged