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

David Busby Centre

Site: Barrie - Temporary Shelter

Description (Service) There is currently no access to the 88 Mulcaster Street HUB * staff are still providing services via phone or through outreach services 
Emergency Shelter 
Overnight Shelter operations have temporarily moved into a local hotel * Shelter Intake Hours are 24/7, call 705-790-7028 * staff are providing 24/7 support at the motel  
Outreach Services 
Currently enhanced to ensure that people experiencing homelessness can properly self-isolate, as recommended by health officials  
Outreach Van available seven days per week * call 705-790-5654 * provides people with: 
* basic needs  
* blankets and clothing  
* tents and tarps 
* access to showers 
* harm reduction supplies  
* brief crisis counselling  
* advocacy support  
* community referrals  
Walking Street Outreach available Fri-Sun 6:30 am-3:30 pm * call 705-627-7086 * aims to engage all people living, or at risk of living, on Barrieā€™s streets * provides: 
* basic needs 
* access to showers 
* conversation 
* minor first aid attention 
* harm reduction 
* referral to other programs and community resources 
Donations of breakfast and lunch items for shelter guests as well as donations of survival gear, toiletries and cleaning supplies are needed * if you have donations, do not go to 88 Mulcaster without first calling 705-739-6916 or emailing 
All other services, are currently not available
Service Details
Hours Central Intake for Emergency Group Lodging: Mon-Sun 24 hrs  
Outreach Van: Mon-Sun 1 pm-8:30 pm 
Walking Street Outreach: Fri-Sun 6:30 am-3:30 pm 
Office: Vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions * especially those impacted by homelessness
Application Call or email
Languages English
Fees None
Addresses and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E1
Physical Access Unknown
Contact Information
Office Phone Central Intake for Temporary Shelter: 705-790-7028 ; Outreach Van: 705-790-5654 ; Walking Outreach: 705-627-7086 ; Office: 705-739-6916
Fax 705-739-9543
Primary Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-794-7499

Agency Overview

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