Description (Service) Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) owns and operates Gloria House which provides a supportive, cooperative living environment for 5 individuals with mental health difficulties * also owns and operates a Transitional House for 3 individuals experiencing mental health issues with a maximum stay of 6-months * offers a supportive Case Management program and individuals established within this program have the ability to access a rent supplement program based on the Housing First model
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update 
  • CMHA Simcoe County Branch offices are open by appointment and to distribute harm reduction supplies. 
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text
If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call: 
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333 
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922 
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat
Hours COVID-19 Response 
* Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment 
* Housing operating Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Regular Hours 
Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Youth * Young Adults * Adults * individuals with serious mental health difficulties/addictions * homeless or high risk of becoming homeless
Application Rent supplement only available to current clients
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
15 Bradford St
Barrie, ON L4N 1W2
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Intersection Bradford St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone Simcoe County 1-800-461-4319
Fax 705-726-8629
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Primary Contact Lori Howcroft, Program Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Doris Pleau-Suave/Shelbie Barrer, Program Managers
Primary Executive Lynne Cheliak, Director; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email:
Alternate Executive Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email:

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