Description (Service) 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
Regular 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 400 members
  • accept donations of adult sporting goods, games, puzzles, towels, tools, no clothing
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Update
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment

Regular Hours
Mon, Fri 11 am-3 pm, Tue, Thu 9:30 am-6:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Youth 
  • Young Adults 
  • 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 - except for dinners $4 each
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 705-726-0636
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Lori Howcroft, Program Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email:
Alternate Executive Lynne Cheliak, Program Director; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email:

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