Catulpa Community Support Services

Service: Adult Respite Care, Barrie Office

Record #: BAR1799
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Feb 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to COVID-19 situation, the following changes have been made:
  • Catulpa CSS employees will work remotely from locations outside of regular office sites
  • Face-to-face meetings are curtailed and will be completed by telephone or virtual meeting
  • Some CAPC programs are running virtually, contact your local Site Coordinator as listed below and someone from the team will return your call
Barrie/ Innisfil area- 705-733-3227 x 2160
Bradford/ Alliston area - 905-775-1498 x 2032
Collingwood/ Wasaga area - 705-445-9770 x 5230
Midland area - 705-526-2151 x 2095
Orillia area - 705-326-6502 x 3103

APSW Resource Days have since resumed. Check out the Events calendar for Resource Day dates in your area (
For more information about APSW Resource Days, or to book an appointment, contact Jennifer Ross at 705-733-3227 Ext 2232 or 1-877-803-3227 Ext 2232 or email her at
For information regarding Ontario Autism Program Resource Days, contact Melissa McMullen at 705-326-6502 Ext 3296.
Note that The APSW Adult Social Group has been momentarily paused as a result of COVID-19. Catulpa Community Support Services remains open and all other services and programs remain in effect in a modified manner.

Regular Service
Family support service providing funding for temporary relief from the physical and emotional demands involved in caring for an adult child over the age of eighteen who has a disability.

Role of Catulpa Community Support Services:
  • identification and coordination of natural support systems that may already be in place (parent to parent, family and friends)
  • information about local respite care providers, resources and options
Once funding is approved, families can contact a DSP (Direct Support Provider) directly by email or phone to provide supports on a fee-per-service basis. Respite service providers are self-employed and are not pre-screened by Catulpa Community Support Services

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Response
Offices are closed to in-person service at this time, call or email for service.

Regular hours vary.
Areas Served Alliston ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up

Available to families residing in Orillia, Midland, Collingwood, Alliston, and surrounding areas.

Application Referral is through Developmental Services Ontario, Central East Region only. Parents, guardians and professional support caregivers (with consent) may refer. Contact Developmental Services Ontario, Central East Region; 1-855-277-2121 or 905-953-0796.
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Common Roof; 165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 2Y1
Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone To refer, contact Developmental Services Ontario, Central East Region 1-855-277-2121 or 905-953-0796
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Mailing Address Barrie Common Roof; 165 Ferris Lane 
Canada L4M 2Y1

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