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In extreme weather acts as a Cooling/Warming Station * hours available Mon-Fri 8 am-3 pm

Organization: David Busby Centre  
Phone Numbers: 705-739-6916
Toll-Free: Outreach van 1-877-845-0840
After Hours: Central Intake for Overnight Shelters (Nov 14, 2017 - Apr 30, 2018): 1-844-845-8494 * after hours phone is answered from 5 pm-11 pm daily
Fax: 705-739-9543
PO Box 1055
Barrie, ON
L4M 5E1
88 Mulcaster St, Lower Level
Intersection: Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Location: Enter Street Centre off of McDonald St
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Drop-in Centre: Mon-Fri 8 am-3 pm

Christmas Luncheon 2017: Dec 21, 11 am-2 pm

Housing Support Services: call for drop in hours

Outreach Van: Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-9:30 pm,
Dates: Central Intake for Overnight Shelter: Nov 14, 2017- Apr 30, 2018

Executives: Sara Peddle - Executive Director
705-739-6916 ext 222
Contacts: Housing Support
Service Description: Provides the following services in a safe and inclusive environment:
  • Individual counseling
  • Housing support
  • Case Management
  • Practical and basic needs
  • Free clothing
  • Shower facilities
  • Administrative support (assistance with form filling, obtaining ID, etc)
  • phone and mail services (can use phone number and address of David Busby Centre as a contact point for people with no permanent address or phone)
  • Addiction support
  • Infant/Baby needs and supplies (diapers, formula and food, depending on donations)
  • Health care services
  • Mental health services
  • Harm reduction services
  • Referral services
  • Mobile Outreach Service

Housing Support: call for drop in hours

Christmas Luncheon: provides annual December luncheon(s) for all members of the community * frequency and date depend on number of volunteers and donations * all held during centre hours Mon-Fri * 2017 dinner will be held December 21st at Collier St United Church, 112 Collier St from 11 am-2 pm

Central Intake for Overnight Shelter: provides Central Intake for overnight shelter from mid November - end of April each year

Breakfast Program: Mon-Fri 9 am-10 am, oatmeal, cereal, toast, fruit, juice served, all welcome, no restrictions

See website for list of donations accepted (Wish List)

Have volunteer and placement program

Fees: None
Application: Street Centre: Drop in during hours of operation

Christmas Luncheon: drop-in, no registration required

Central Intake for Overnight Shelter Nov 14, 2017 - Apr 30, 2018: Drop-in from 5 pm-7:30 pm or call 1-844-845-8494, this phone line is answered from 5 pm-11pm
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions * especially those impacted by homelessness
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Hospitality Meals
Housing Referral and Rights
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Adults
Street Outreach

This information was last completely updated on November 3, 2017

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