Family Mental Health Initiative of Simcoe County

Record #: BAR1512
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 16 May 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • staff are working from work and home
  • family caregivers can still connect for support, by emailing Tara Maxwell at

Psychoeducational sessions and support groups using Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
Virtual Family Caregiver Psycho-Education Sessions
  • being offered on the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) website
  • each session will be able to have 19 participants plus 1 facilitator, register as soon as you know which date you can attend
  • see September Family Matters E-Notice for details of current sessions
  • contact Tara Maxwell at for information about upcoming sessions
Regular Service

Provides psycho-education, support and system navigation to family members and friends of individuals living with a serious mental illness.

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Response
Office is closed

Regular Hours
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages 16 and up
Application Referral - self
Referral - family
Call for information
Languages English; French - Interpretation, Publications, Interpretation - informal
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
128 Anne St S
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6A2
Intersection Anne St S and Tiffin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-725-0363
Toll Free Phone 1-800-324-3252, Simcoe County
Fax 705-719-0908
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Primary Contact Tara Maxwell, Coordinator; Email:

Agency Overview