Catulpa Community Support Services

Site: Barrie Office

Service: Next Step Program

Record #: BAR1801
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2023


Description (Service)

Free weekly virtual program that promotes and supports a healthy start for kids in Simcoe County in a friendly and supportive virtual drop-in environment:

  • Supports families by providing nutrition, health, parenting and child development information and resources for women with children up to 36 months old
  • Free grocery cards are provided to eligible program participants weekly

Service Details

Public Comments Simcoe County CAPC, including MotherCare, Next Step and Children's in-person and virtual programs, will be closed between December 25 and January 12. Programs will begin again on Monday, January 15, 2024.
Hours Registered participants can attend any of the virtual sessions, but staff try to place them in a session coming from the area closest to where they live if possible

Virtual Next Step Program
  • Tue 10 am-11 am (based out of Orillia)
  • Wed 10 am-11 am (based out of Midland)
  • Thu 10 am-11 am (based out of Barrie)
  • Thu 11 am-12 noon (based out of Collingwood)
Virtual Next Step for Newcomers
  • Wed 11 am-12 noon, for mothers who are new to Canada
Areas Served Simcoe County ; Programs located in Alliston, Angus, Barrie, Bradford, Collingwood, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Wasaga Beach
Eligibility Individuals with low income or who receive social assistance and who have children up to 36 months (3 yrs) of age
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications; French - Reception, Website, 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 705-733-3227 ext 2236, for general inquiries
Toll Free Phone 1-877-803-3227 ext 2236, for general inquiries
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Mailing Address Barrie Common Roof 
165 Ferris Lane 
Canada L4M 2Y1

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