Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Barrie - Mailing Address

Service: Human Services Justice System Program, Barrie - Mailing Address

Record #: BAR1937
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 13 Dec 2023


Description (Service) Designed to help people with mental illnesses/mental disorders who come into conflict with the law, project includes:
  • Mental Health Court Support Services in Criminal Courts in Barrie, Midland, Collingwood, Orillia and Penetanguishene
  • Court Diversion for individuals charged with minor criminal offenses and Release from Custody services for inmates being discharged from Central North Correctional Centre in Penetanguishene
  • Release from Custody also assists people 16 years and older who reside in the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN who may be at risk of involvement/re-involvement in the criminal justice system

Service Details

Public Comments Does not service Criminal Court in Bradford , Individuals in Bradford Criminal Court are served by York Region.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment
Areas Served Barrie ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene
  • Ages: 12 year(s) and up in Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Collingwood
  • Youth, Young Adults, Adults with have a mental illness and/or intellectual disability or acquired brain injury who reside in Northern part of Simcoe County
  • Must be willing to receive and participate in services specific to their needs
Application Referral - anyone can make a referral to the program (self referral, individual referral or agency referral).
Languages French - Reception; English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-733-2113
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Primary Contact Debbie Bigelow, Program Manager, Human Services Justice System; Email:
Alternate Contact Lynne Cheliak, Director of Community and Mental Health and Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email:
Mailing Address CMHA Simcoe County 
128 Anne St S 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 6A2

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