Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
In-person programs and services have been suspended indefinitely, but education programs, support services and social programs are available by phone and online * check our website and social media sites for program information and regular updates 
* Accepting new referrals * community partners can fax referrals using the First Link Referral form * members of the public can continue to call or email office to get connected to programs 
* Supportive counselling is being provided by phone, email or by virtual Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) visits 
* Support groups are being run though group video conferencing 
* Weekly Minds in Motion Social Sessions are being hosted online and at-home activity resources are being shared 
* Education programs for people living with dementia, and their care partners are being delivered monthly through group video conferencing 
* For more information or to access any of our programs, contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca * phones are being checked regularly and a staff member will connect with you as soon as possible 
 
Regular Service 
Confidential care partner support groups connect people (family & friends) who are supporting persons living with dementia * safe environment to share challenges and successes and realize you are not alone * talk to others who are going through similar experiences, increase understanding of dementia and develop and broaden coping strategies
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
In-person programs and services have been suspended indefinitely, but education programs, support services and social programs are available by phone and online * check our website and social media sites for program information and regular updates 
* Accepting new referrals * community partners can fax referrals using the First Link Referral form * members of the public can continue to call or email office to get connected to programs 
* Supportive counselling is being provided by phone, email or by virtual Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) visits 
* Support groups are being run though group video conferencing 
* Weekly Minds in Motion Social Sessions are being hosted online and at-home activity resources are being shared 
* Education programs for people living with dementia, and their care partners are being delivered monthly through group video conferencing 
* For more information or to access any of our programs, contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca * phones are being checked regularly and a staff member will connect with you as soon as possible
Hours COVID-19 Response  
* Office currently closed to in-person service 
* contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca  
 
Regular Hours 
Support Groups: Third Tue of each month 9:30 am-11:30 am * meeting dates may change due to statutory holidays or summer breaks, contact the office for more information
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Family, friends and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
20 Anne St S, Unit 3
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
 
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Intersection Anne St S and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone Simcoe County 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
E-Mail Simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Website www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/AlzheimerSocietySimcoeCounty
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AlzheimerSimcoe
Mailing Address PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4

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