Description (Service) 27 safe bed residence and halfway house for women over the age of 18 years * rules include: no male visitors, no weapons, and no drugs or alcohol * residents can access any service or programs available at the Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County free of charge including; the Building on Women's Strengths (BOWS) Program  
A shelter for women experiencing homelessness as well as a half-way house for women under supervision by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Correctional Services Canada
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * House: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Women eligible to stay at Joyce Kope House include: 
* women released from correctional institutions on parole, temporary absences passes, bail, probation or on a conditional sentence 
* women experiencing homelessness, those being released from mental health facilities, going to and from treatment centres, released from detoxification centres, and/or fleeing abusive situations 
Women can self-refer if they are experiencing homelessness
Application Referral - self * Referral - correctional institutions, Mental Health Facilities, Shelters, Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation Centres
Languages English
Fees None - For community women: first 30 days are funded through the County of Simcoe, extensions may be available upon request
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
102 Maple Ave
Barrie, ON L4N 1S4
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Intersection Maple Ave and Sophia St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-725-0613
Toll Free Phone 1-866-249-8047
After Hours Phone 705-725-0613 Ext 0
Crisis Phone 705-725-0613
Fax 705-725-0636
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Primary Contact Meaghan Chambers, Residential Director; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 241; Email:
Alternate Contact Ashley Smitt, Senior Case Manager
Primary Executive Joy Thompson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 227; Email:

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