Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka

Site: Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Service: Friendly Visiting and Telephone Assurance

Record #: BAR2360
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 30 May 2022

Description

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
  • Telephone assurance is still being offered 
  • in person visiting is not available 
  • staff are working and available to provide assistance by email or phone 
  • If you know the specific extension or email of a particular staff you are trying to reach, please use it or for general inquiries call 705-721-3313 or email simcoe@redcross.ca
Regular Service 

Friendly Visiting 
  • Regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities who live alone 
  • provides companionship, socializing, sharing common interests and experiences and quality time
Telephone Assurance
  • Regular phone calls to check on the health and safety of people who live alone  
  • checks are done by trained and screened volunteers 
  • provides a feeling of safety to older adults and their families

Service Details

Public Comments To donate to Red Cross disaster appeals, please call 1-800-418-1111, visit the website, or mail cheques to Canadian Red Cross Ontario Office, P.O. Box 4000, Mississauga, ON L5M 9Z9</ul>
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Telephone Assurance available throughout Simcoe County & Muskoka
Boundaries Serve area north of Hwy 89 for all programs, consistent with the North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Support Services boundary
Eligibility Older Adults without social interaction
Residency Requirements: must live north of Hwy 89 for all programs, consistent with the North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Support Services boundary
Application Call, no referral required
Languages English; French - Website, Publications, Interpretation depending on availability of staff
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr
Unit 809B
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-2251
Fax 705-739-9916
E-Mail simcoe@redcross.ca
Website https://www.redcross.ca/in-your-community/ontario
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadianredcross
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/redcrosscanada
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/canadianredcross
Mailing Address 65 Cedar Pointe Dr 
Unit 809B 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 5R7

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