Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council

Site: No Physical Address

Record #: BAR0715
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Mar 2023


Description (Service) Volunteer-led group promoting suicide awareness, prevention, support and education
  • provides a culture of hope and support through community events and initiatives in Simcoe County, Ontario and surrounding areas
  • organizes annual Walk of Hope and Life Promotion community event in downtown Barrie, usually in May, see website for more information, registration and fundraising pledge forms
  • World Suicide Prevention Day community event held each year on September 10th
  • International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day community event held annually on the third Sat in November
  • Survivors of Suicide Loss Peer Support Group, online 10-week program held twice a year, see Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Program Flyer and website for details
  • Note: Group does not provide Crisis Services

Service Details

Hours Hours
Vary, call for information about upcoming events and meetings

  • Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Program: runs in spring and fall for 10 weeks, check website for dates
  • World Suicide Prevention Day: Sep 10 annually
  • International Suicide Survivor Loss Day: third Sat in Nov, call to confirm date
Areas Served Simcoe County ; and surrounding area
Eligibility Anyone affected by suicide in their families, schools, communities and workplaces
Application Email or call for information
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable - Multiple locations with different accessibility

Contact Information

Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Bernadette Ramsay-Copeland, Chair/Co-ordinator, Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council; Phone: (Res) 705-326-9941

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