Busby Centre

Site: Barrie - 88 Mulcaster St

Service: Drop In Services

Record #: BAR1685
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 12 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Staff available to assist with:
  • bag lunch or emergency grocery bag - provided between 11 am-4:30 pm - also available through Outreach Van
  • general support
  • hygiene supplies and seasonal clothing
  • Harm Reduction supplies
  • access to short-term warming space, free showers, and washroom
  • Health Cards and other paperwork
  • transportation needs - local and out of town for housing and health care needs
  • referral to other programs and community resources
  • an access point to facilitate medical, corrections and other support appointments virtually
  • Housing Support Worker
  • HEPCURE free testing
  • Para Medicine

  • Donations of breakfast and lunch items for shelter guests as well as donations of survival gear, toiletries and cleaning supplies are needed
  • if you have donations, do not go to 88 Mulcaster without first calling 705-828-3477 or emailing getconnected@busbycentre.ca
Join the Meal Train
  • Busby Centre serves sandwiches and other essentials to over 120 people every day
  • commit to providing sandwiches for one day or more
  • visit this page to sign up: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/6r2gdq

    Service Details

    Hours Drop-in: Mon-Sun 9 am-4:30 pm
    Bag lunch or emergency grocery bag: Mon-Sun 11 am-4:30 pm
    Para Medicine: Mon 1 pm, drop in
    Housing Support Worker: Tue, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, Wed 3 pm-7:30 pm
    HEPCURE free testing: every two weeks, call for dates and times
    Ontario Works: Thu 9 am-12 noon

    Free Haircuts third Mon of every month - 1pm, limited availability
    Areas Served Simcoe County
    Eligibility No restrictions, anyone impacted by homelessness
    Application Drop-in, no appointment needed
    Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Site Location Entrance on McDonald St
    Located In Community Barrie
    Address & Map
    88 Mulcaster St
    Lower Level
    Barrie, ON
    Canada L4M 3M5
    Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
    Physical Access Not Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-739-6916
    Fax 705-739-9543
    E-Mail getconnected@busbycentre.ca
    Website www.busbycentre.ca/
    Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusbyCentre/
    Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebusbycentre/
    LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-busby-centre/
    Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/BusbyCentre
    Primary Contact Sara Peddle, Executive Director
    Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
    Barrie, ON 
    Canada L4M 5E1

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