Description (Service) Provides culturally sensitive homemaking and assisted living care services to older adults living in Midland, Wasaga Beach and Collingwood 
Services include: 
* light housekeeping 
* laundry 
* sweeping/mopping and dusting 
* personal hygiene care 
* medication support  
* meal preparation 
* social visiting  
* local trips to shopping centres/banking  
* telephone reassurance  
Program is a partnership between Helping Hands and Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle
Service Details
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility * Individuals must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit 
* Individual must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities 
* Individual resides within Midland, Wasaga Beach or Collingwood (North Simcoe and South Georgian Bay)
Application * Call 705-734-1818 to speak to Indigenous Care Coordinator 
* referral form can be filed out through self-referral, partnering agency, community organization or from a family physician 
* form can then be directly submitted to the Indigenous Care Coordinator to confirm the eligibility 
* Indigenous Care Coordinator will personally meet with the individual that is new to the program, to fill out the intake and assessment forms to identify any needs or requirements for the services provided, to develop a plan of care and to bridge the new connection between client and IILC worker.
Languages English ; Ojibway - Publications
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe County
Address & Map
Mobile Service in Barrie
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable - Service is provided in clients' homes so accessibility varies
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-734-1818
Primary Contact Margaret Bruyns, Indigenous Care Coordinator; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle 
125 Bell Farm Rd 
Barrie, ON L4M 6L2

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