Description (Service)

    Housing Resource Centre to assist those looking for permanent housing, services include:

    • assistance applying for Rent Supplement or Housing Allowance
    • offer the Rent Smart course, a housing education workshop for anyone having a difficult time finding or maintaining their housing
    • assistance with accessing funding for rent related expenses
    • assistance with accessing funding for utility related expenses. Intake provided in some areas
    • assistance with accessing funding for support services needed for individuals with a disability or mental illness who are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support
    • landlord/tenant mediation
    • referrals to community resources
    • maintaining a landlord registry
    • maintaining a housing registry of houses, townhouses, apartments, rooms and shared accommodation
    • assistance with applications for subsidized housing which must be forwarded by client
    • assistance with applications for Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)
    • Member of the Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness

    Outreach Locations
    Housing Access Workers also provide support through other community agencies

Service Details

Hours Office: by appointment Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Drop-in: see Outreach Locations - Drop-in
Areas Served Barrie ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater ; See catchment area map
  • Age Requirement: 16 yrs and up
  • Young adults and adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, low income or having a special need that affects ability to obtain or maintain adequate affordable housing
  • Rent Supplement or Housing Allowance: for tenant eligibility and unit eligibility click here
  • Call to make an appointment and to get an application form
  • Drop-in at Outreach Locations
  • Referral - social agency
  • Referral - self
  • Applications for heating assistance (electric or gas) are accepted from Oct-Apr
  • Landlord Partnership Program: fill out form on website by clicking here.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
39 Fraser Court
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5J5
Intersection Patterson Rd and Morrow Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-739-0485, Regional Housing Support Services
Toll Free Phone 1-833-726-9082
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Primary Contact Kelly Erb, Regional Housing Supervisor; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2309; Email:
Alternate Contact Jamie Hall, Marketing and Communications Manager; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 5280; Email:
Mailing Address 39 Fraser Court 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 5J5

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