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Internet cafe provides access to internet and word processing for the purposes of job searching and connecting with family Year round Income Tax Clinic: call for an appointment with a Family Services Worker * up to 10 years of back income taxes can be filed Weekly cooking/baking classes, please call office for dates and times

Organization: Salvation Army - Barrie - Bayfield St - Family Services Ministry  
Phone Numbers: 705-728-3737
Fax: 705-728-7101
Website: www.salvationarmybarrie.ca
Address:
Barrie Bayside Mission Centre
16 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON
L4M 3A4
Intersection: Bayfield St and Dunlop St E
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am- 11:45 am, 12:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Dates: Back to School Backpack Campaign: donations of backpacks and/or school supplies accepted all year * distribution occurs the week before school starts in Sep Coats for Kids and Folks: donations of coats accepted all year * distribution fro
Executives: Doug Lewis - Executive Director, Bayside Mission Centre
Contacts: Tracy Calliste - Director of Program
Meghann Blaney - Family Services Worker
705-728-3737 ext 227
Service Description: Provides emergency assistance to families in need of food, clothing and household items, counselling also provided

Programs Include:
  • Back to School Backpack Campaign
    To donate, drop off a backpack/knapsack filled with school supplies, an empty backpack or school supplies at the Bayside Mission Centre * backpacks are distributed before school in August and September
  • Back to Work Program
    Provides new or gently used work boots to individuals who have legitimate work offers (boots and sizes as available), call for information * usable work boots can be dropped off at the Bayside Mission Centre at any time
  • Coats for Kids and Folks Campaign
    Annual Campaign takes place in November * the Salvation Army provides donated coats to the homeless and other individuals and families who do not have a warm coat for the winter * donated coats can be dropped off a at the Family Services office at the Salvation Army Bayside Mission Centre, 16 Bayfield St, Barrie * coats are distributed from the Family Services Ministry offices in November * after November vouchers for the Salvation Army Thrift store can be provided

* Baby's Closet
Provides emergency assistance to parents with young children * items such as diapers, formula, baby food and baby wipes are available
  • ID Clinic
    Assists individuals in obtaining an Ontario Birth Certificate, Ontario Health Card and Ontario Photo Card * also assist with Immigration and Citizenship papers
  • Year Round Income Tax Clinic
    Up to 10 years of back income taxes can be filed
  • Internet Café
    Provides access to internet and word processing for the purposes of job searching and connecting with family

* Family Tracing Service
Provides forms for persons wishing to trace missing relatives, the individual must send the form to Salvation Army Family Tracings Service in Toronto

*Cooking and Baking Classes
Call main office for scheduled classes
  • Community Kitchen Programs
  • Community laundry and shower
  • sends children to Fresh Air Camp and also has a Mom and Tots Camp
  • Christmas Assistance, see separate record

Accepts donations of non-perishable food items, baby formula, diapers, baby food and usable work boots

Fees: None
Application: Back to School Backpack Campaign: call to arrange an interview to register for program
Coats for Kids and Folks: drop-in to Bayside Mission during month of Nov to obtain coat
Income Tax Clinic: call for an appointment
ID Clinic: call for an appointment
Emergency food and baby supplies: call for appointment, to obtain a one time only issue of emergency food an application form must be completed
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Back to School Backpack Campaign: income criteria assessed during interview
Coats for Kids and Folks: no restrictions
Income Tax Clinic: no restrictions, up to 10 years of back income taxes can be filed
ID Clinic: no restrictions
Emergency Food: no restrictions
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Springwater ; Oro-Medonte  
See Also: Clothing and Household Items
Community Food Programs
Food Banks

This information was last completely updated on September 26, 2017

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Updated September 26, 2017
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