Record #: BAR2078
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 13 Dec 2023


Description (Service) After contacting the 24/7 Crisis Line, mobile support and intervention may be wanted or deemed appropriate by the Crisis Team
  • Crisis staff meet with individuals in the community to provide comprehensive crisis intervention, support, risk and suicide assessment, service navigation, coping strategies and tools, safety planning and referrals to other CMHA programs or other community resources
  • Mobile Services are held in the community within the city of Barrie at agreed upon locations and times
  • Mobile support may be deemed appropriate as assessed by the Crisis Worker or at the request of the caller
  • a telephone assessment is completed with the individual prior to arranging of the Mobile Support
  • any admissions to the short term Crisis Beds require assessment by a Crisis Worker in the community, to determine eligibility
  • Crisis Workers regularly work collaboratively with local and surrounding Police Services, to support crisis situations in the community
  • police are able to access CARAH beds and crisis support directly, for more immediate cases, 24 hours a day
  • in some circumstances mobile assessment may require a Crisis staff to recommend and advocate for hospital admission, based on assessed level of risk of harm to self or others, or physical health concerns that may or may not be related to substance use

For immediate mental health assistance call:
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333; if your call to the crisis line is answered by an automated service leave a message and a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat

Service Details

Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Barrie
  • Age Requirements: 16 year(s) and up
  • Youth and adults with a serious mental illness or psycho-social crisis and in need of non-medical crisis intervention
Application Referral - self, medical, agencies
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON

Contact Information

Crisis Phone 705-728-5044, 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available) Mon-Sun 24 hrs
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Primary Contact Kerry Dault, Program Manager, Crisis Services; Phone: 705-728-5835; 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 
15 Bradford St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 1W2

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