Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
  • CMHA Simcoe County Branch offices are open by appointment and to distribute harm reduction supplies. 
  • All services are available in a blend of in person and virtual by secure email, voice, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or text 
  • If you require immediate mental health assistance, please call: 
    • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333 
    • Telecare: 705-726-7922 
    • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat
Regular Service 
Case management 
  • for individuals 16 - 24 who live in Barrie and are experiencing serious mental illness and need assistance with things such as finding and maintaining housing, daily living skills, exploration of income supports, and making connections with community resources
Programs and workshops  
  • for youth between the ages of 12 to 24 
  • topics may include Self-Esteem & Healthy Relationships, Ending Self Harm, Peer Support 
  • programs and workshops vary, see website for details
Walk-in service/in-take service 
  • on Mondays from 1 pm-4 pm to help individuals who are looking for information and/or support regarding mental health and addictions 
  • staff will be available to discuss individual needs, provide connection to CMHA services, assist with information and referrals to other community services, and answer questions related to mental health and addictions
Parent and Caregiver Support  
  • on fourth Monday of every month from 6 pm-7:30 pm 
  • drop in group for parents or caregivers of youth experiencing mental health issues 
  • talk with others about their experiences and get information and support
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Update
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment only

Regular Hours
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Walk in Service: Mon 1pm-4 pm
Parent and Caregiver Support: fourth Mon of every month 6 pm-7:30 pm
Dates Call for dates of programs and workshops
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth with a mental illness and/or addiction issues
Application Self referral
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
134 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 6A2
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Intersection Anne St S and Tiffin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone Simcoe County 1-800-461-4319
Crisis Phone Crisis Services available 24 hours a day 7 days a week by calling 705-728-5044 or toll free 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available)
Fax 705-725-5496
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Bob Fehir, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 235; Email:
Primary Executive Valerie Grdisa, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Email:
Alternate Executive John Henderson, Program Manager; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 336; Email:

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