New Path Youth and Family Services of Simcoe County

Site: Barrie Head Office

Service: COMPASS Community Partners with Schools

Description (Service) Links elementary schools with community supports and services to enhance healthy child and youth development and to reduce social emotional, or behavioural barriers to learning  
Services include specialized consultation to school personnel, classroom management strategies, in-school small group programs, brief individual and family counselling and links to other community services such as parenting programs, counselling, recreation programs etc 
Teams are composed of a wide variety of community agencies and organizations already working with children and families * work together to improve service coordination in order to provide specific mental health supports in schools and to increase school capacity to recognize, respond to and appropriately refer children with mental health needs 
Joint service offered in partnership with Kinark Child and Family Services
Service Details
Hours Central Intake Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * some evening hours
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Student in an elementary school in Simcoe County
Application Referral by an elementary school principal or a community organization in collaboration with the school * self referrals also accepted
Languages English - in English schools ; French - Programs, in French schools
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
The Common Roof
165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON L4M 2Y1
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Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Central Intake 705-725-7656
Toll Free Phone From 905 area code in Simcoe County 1-866-566-7656
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Primary Contact Central Intake, New Path
Primary Executive Elizabeth McKeeman, CEO; Phone: 705-733-2654 ext 2302; Email:

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