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Samaritan House Community Ministries

Simcoe County

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Record #: BAR1527 Last Modified: 12 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 29 Oct 2013
DescriptionAffordable and secure housing and support services for women, children and families who have been affected by domestic violence or poverty * support and educational programs for women, children and families * ecumenical ministry which receives support from the Barrie Community, County of Simcoe, FaithWorks and Churches  
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND PROGRAMS for women and children recovering from abusive relationships * separate, fully furnished apartments, providing long term, affordable housing, (up to one year) with support services for both adults and children 
CHILDREN'S SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM for children * assistance with social, recreational and health needs 
* Drop-in, free clothing and household items available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 1 pm-3 pm 
* adult computer training introducing the basics of PC's and word processing Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1:30 pm-3 pm 
* children's literacy program Monday 3:30 pm-5 pm for children from grades 1-6 at Andrew Hunter School 
* accepts donations Monday-Wednesday 1 pm-3 pm, lower level of Burton Ave Church of clothing, household items, computers, software, educational supplies as well as financial donations
Service Details
DatesYear round
Areas ServedSimcoe County
EligibilityNo restrictions
ApplicationIndividuals can apply directly * call or email for information
FeesNone - for programs
Address and Location
Address & Map
Burton Avenue United Church- Lower Level
37 Burton Ave
Barrie, ON
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IntersectionBurton Ave and Essa Rd
Contact Information
Mailing Addressc/o Samaritan House Community Ministries - Simcoe County 
Box 254 
65 Cedar Pointe Dr 
Barrie, ON L4N 9R3
Office Phone705-791-7731
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine/pager
Primary ContactKerry Ploughman, Executive Director