David Busby Centre

Site: Barrie - Temporary Shelter

Description (Service) There is currently no access to the 88 Mulcaster Street HUB * staff are still providing services via phone or through outreach services 
Emergency Shelter 
Overnight Shelter operations have temporarily moved into a local hotel * Shelter Intake Hours are 24/7, call 705-790-7028 * staff are providing 24/7 support at the motel  
Outreach Services 
Currently enhanced to ensure that people experiencing homelessness can properly self-isolate, as recommended by health officials  
Outreach Van available seven days per week * call 705-790-5654 * provides people with: 
* basic needs  
* blankets and clothing  
* tents and tarps 
* access to showers 
* harm reduction supplies  
* brief crisis counselling  
* advocacy support  
* community referrals  
Walking Street Outreach available Fri-Sun 6:30 am-3:30 pm * call 705-627-7086 * aims to engage all people living, or at risk of living, on Barrieā€™s streets * provides: 
* basic needs 
* access to showers 
* conversation 
* minor first aid attention 
* harm reduction 
* referral to other programs and community resources 
Donations of breakfast and lunch items for shelter guests as well as donations of survival gear, toiletries and cleaning supplies are needed * if you have donations, do not go to 88 Mulcaster without first calling 705-739-6916 or emailing getconnected@busbycentre.ca 
All other services, are currently not available
Service Details
Public Comments Due to COVID-19, shelter operations have moved and some services are currently not available
Hours Central Intake for Emergency Group Lodging: Mon-Sun 24 hrs  
Outreach Van: Mon-Sun 1 pm-8:30 pm 
Walking Street Outreach: Fri-Sun 6:30 am-3:30 pm 
Office: Vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions * especially those impacted by homelessness
Application Call or email
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Unknown
Contact Information
Office Phone Central Intake for Temporary Shelter: 705-790-7028 ; Outreach Van: 705-790-5654 ; Walking Outreach: 705-627-7086 ; Office: 705-739-6916
Fax 705-739-9543
E-Mail getconnected@busbycentre.ca
Website www.busbycentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/DavidBusbyCentre
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BusbyCentre
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJad6X-OxBbAYeEOcwCzJMA
Primary Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-794-7499
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E1

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