Record #: BAR1376
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Jan 2024


Description (Service) Recreational, social, vocational and peer support for members
  • individuals have the opportunity to build relationships, learn and relearn life skills, learn work-related skills and to participate in social and recreational activities geared to their needs
  • member-driven program with approximately 150 members
  • meetings held "The 705" 56 Dunlop St W in Barrie
For immediate mental health assistance call:
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333; if your call to the crisis line is answered by an automated service, leave a message and a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Age Requirements: 16 year(s) and up
Youth, young adults and adults who have experienced mental health difficulties and or addiction issues
Application Referral - self, medical, family member, other service provider
Languages English; French - Website, Programs
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Meeting Location - The 705
56 Dunlop St W
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 1A4
Intersection Dunlop St West and Mary St
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4319, Simcoe County
Crisis Phone 705-728-5044, 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available) Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Fax 705-726-8629
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Ora Laagus, Program Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Lynne Cheliak, Director of Community and Mental Health and Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email:
Mailing Address 128 Anne St S 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 6A2

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