Description (Service) Community organization working from a non-judgmental approach to advocate for and improve conditions for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness * services include Housing Support Services * Emergency Shelter * Breakfast Program * Housing Engagement and Response Team (HEART) * Case Management * Basic needs * Administrative support (assistance with form filling, obtaining ID, etc) * Phone and Mail Services (can use phone number and address of David Busby Centre as a contact point for people with no permanent address or phone) * Addiction Support * Infant/Baby Needs and Supplies (diapers, formula and food, depending on donations) * Harm Reduction Program * Referral Services * Mobile Outreach Service 
Rapid Hep C testing Wednesdays 1 pm-3 pm 
See website for list of donations accepted (Wish List) 
Have volunteer and placement program 
Christmas Luncheon: provides annual December luncheon for all members of the community * frequency and date depend on number of volunteers and donations * all held during centre hours Mon-Fri * 2019 dinner TBA
Service Details
Public Comments The David Busby Centre has relocated to the 88 Mulcaster St location * Barrie Out of The Cold program has merged with the Busby Centre
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Busby Centre: General drop in 7 am-12 noon 
Breakfast Program: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-9:30 am 
Housing Support Services: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am * Mon, Fri 1 pm-3 pm by appointment only 
Central Intake for Emergency Group Lodging: 5 pm-10 pm 
Rapid Hep C testing: Wed 1 pm-3 pm 
Outreach Van: Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sat-Sun 8 am-2 pm 
Christmas Luncheon 2018: Dec 18, 11 am-12 noon 
HEART: Mon-Fri 6 am-8 am, Sat-Sun 2 pm-7 pm 
Voluntary Trustee Program: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 pm
Dates Year round * Central Intake for Overnight Shelter: 2019 TBA
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions * especially those impacted by homelessness
Application Street Centre: Drop or call central intake number 
Christmas Luncheon: drop-in, no registration required
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Enter Street Centre off of McDonald St
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
88 Mulcaster St, Lower Level
Barrie, ON L4M 3M5
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Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-739-6916
Toll Free Phone Outreach van 1-877-845-0840 temporarily out of service * use 705-790-5654
Fax 705-739-9543
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Primary Contact Housing Support; Phone: 705-739-6916
Primary Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-794-7499
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E1

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