Salvation Army Barrie

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Community and Family Services

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • drop-in Mon and Wed (ID clinic, vouchers) - suspended
  • Tax Clinic - suspended
  • Community Laundry and Shower - suspended
  • free daily bread available at the door as long as donations received
  • emergency items e.g. baby items, call into the office at 705-728-3737 to see what arrangements can be made
Regular Services
Provides emergency assistance to families in need of food, clothing and household items, counselling also provided
  • accepts donations of non-perishable food items, baby formula, diapers, baby food and usable work boots
Back to Work Program
  • provides new or gently used work boots to individuals who have legitimate work offers (boots and sizes as available), call for information
  • usable work boots can be dropped off at the Bayside Mission Centre at any time
Coats for Kids and Folks Campaign
  • provides donated coats to the homeless and other individuals and families who do not have a warm coat for the winter
  • Annual Campaign takes place in November
  • donated coats can be dropped off at the Family Services office at the Salvation Army Bayside Mission Centre, 16 Bayfield St, Barrie
  • coats are distributed from the Family Services Ministry offices in November, after November vouchers for the Salvation Army Thrift store can be provided
Baby's Closet
  • provides emergency assistance to parents with young children
  • items such as diapers, formula, baby food and baby wipes are available
ID Clinic
  • Assists low income individuals in obtaining an Ontario Birth Certificate by appointment only
Internet Café
  • Provides access to internet and word processing for the purposes of job searching and connecting with family
Family Tracing Service
  • Provides forms for persons wishing to trace missing relatives, the individual must send the form to Salvation Army Family Tracings Service in Toronto
Cooking and Baking Classes
  • Call main office for scheduled classes
Community Kitchen Programs

Community laundry and shower

Fresh Air Camp and Mom and Tots Camp

Christmas Assistance - see separate record
Service Details
Public Comments Winter Warming Centre/Station and Summer Cooling Centre/Station during extreme hot cold and hot weather 
  • hours available Mon-Fri after 5 pm once David Busby Centre closes, dependent on weather, Sat-Sun may open but hours vary, check sign on door or drop-in
Hours COVID-19 Response 
Office closed to drop-in service, call for an appointment 
Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri: 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm- 4 pm
Areas Served Angus ; Barrie ; Beeton ; Belle Ewart ; Bradford ; Churchill ; Cookstown ; Gilford ; Innisfil ; Lefroy ; Loretto ; Midhurst ; Minesing ; Oro-Medonte ; Thornton
Eligibility Eligibility varies depending on program, contact for more information
Application Back to Work Program: call for an appointment
Coats for Kids and Folks: drop-in to Bayside Mission during month of Nov to obtain coat
Emergency food and baby supplies: call for appointment, to obtain a one time only issue of emergency food an application form must be completed
ID Clinic: call for an appointment
Internet Cafe: drop-in
Cooking and Baking Classes: call for information about upcoming classes
Community laundry and shower: drop-in
Fresh Air Camp and Mom and Tots Camp: call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Bayside Mission Centre
16 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3A4
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Intersection Bayfield St and Dunlop St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-3737
Fax 705-728-7101
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Primary Contact Kelli Kane, Volunteer & Events Coordinator; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 259; Email:
Primary Executive Major Stephanie Watkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 223; Email:
Alternate Executive Major Bruce Shirran, Assistant Executive Director; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 222; Email:

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