Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Barrie - 21 Bradford St

Service: Assertive Community Treatment Team

Record #: BAR0374
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 13 Dec 2023


Description (Service) Community-based services that offers intensive support, rehabilitation and treatment focusing on the individual's personal recovery goals

Team is composed of a multidisciplinary group of professionals that include:
  • a psychiatrist
  • a social worker
  • a peer specialist
  • an addictions specialist
  • a recreational therapist
  • an aboriginal liaison specialist
  • an occupational therapist
  • case managers
  • registered nurses
Services offered include:
  • the capacity to offer multiple daily contacts
  • individualized treatment/counseling and goal planning
  • clinical psychiatric treatment
  • multidisciplinary therapeutic support
  • rehabilitation and treatment
  • crisis prevention, intervention and management
  • assistance coping with daily living
  • support in employment/vocational and recreational activities
  • advocacy, health promotion and teaching
  • facilitate referrals to other community resources
  • coordination of support
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
For immediate mental health assistance call:
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333; if your call to the crisis line is answered by an automated service, leave a message and a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat

Service Details

Hours Mon-Sun 9 am-5 pm by appointment
Crisis services available Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Barrie
  • Residents living in Barrie who are 16 years or older experiencing a serious mental illness with complex challenges requiring long term intensive treatment and support
  • priority for people living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, schizo-affective disorder and other serious mental illness
  • Referral-self, to see a counsellor and receive referral to program
  • medical referral
  • phone office for referral forms
  • forms can be faxed to fax number above
Languages English; some services available in French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
21 Bradford St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 1W2
Intersection Bradford St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4319, Simcoe County
Crisis Phone 705-728-5044, 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available) Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Fax 705-726-4887
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Shelbie Barrer, Manager, Barrie and Collingwood ACT Team; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 265; Email:
Alternate Contact Jennifer Fillingham, Clinical Director; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 493; Email:
Mailing Address 21 Bradford St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 1W2

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