Independent Living Services Simcoe County

Site: Barrie

Service: Attendant Care Services

Record #: BAR1654
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2022
Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2022


Description (Service) Attendant Care Services
  • both personal support services and homemaking services
  • services are offered in a self-directed model of care for individuals (+16 years) with physical disabilities
  • individuals eligible for this program must know their individual needs and the amount of time this requires, be able to explain clearly how the assistance is to be provided and must be able to use their time efficiently
If an individual requires the assistance of a Power of Attorney (POA) or Substitute Decision Maker (SDM) that individual will not qualify for this self-directed program.

Service Details

Hours Program Hours vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
  • 16 years of age or older
  • permanent residents of Ontario
  • are insured under the Health Insurance Act of Ontario
  • are able to direct own care
  • permanent disability requiring physical assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transferring and toileting (disability must impair the use of limbs/muscles)
  • medical and professional needs must be able to be met by existing community health network on a visitation basis
  • medical conditions and mobility issues due to aging process are not considered to be a permanent physical disability
Application Self Referrals are encouraged
  • referral form can be downloaded from website
  • for questions regarding application process call Central Office 705-737-3263 Ext 236 or email
  • prior to receiving services, the individual must sign a Service Agreement which outlines the services that will be offered and the conditions in which they will be offered
Languages English
Fees None - No fee for attendant services to eligible applicants

Address and Location

Site Location Service delivered throughout Simcoe County
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
15 Cedar Pointe Dr
Unit 10
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-737-3263
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-1133
TTY Phone 705-737-3242
Fax 705-737-1874
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Primary Contact Shannon Parker, Service Coordinator & Community Navigator; Phone: 705-817-8300; Email:
Alternate Contact Dan Leonard, Service Coordinator & Community Navigator; Phone: 705-715-8577; Email:
Mailing Address 15 Cedar Pointe Dr 
Unit 10 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 5R7

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