Canadian Red Cross

Site: Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Service: Community Health and Wellness - Friendly Visiting and Telephone Assurance

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
  • Telephone assurance is still being offered 
  • in person visiting is not available 
  • In-person service is available by appointment only 
  • 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 COVID-19 Response 
  • Telephone assurance is still being offered 
  • in person visiting is not available 
  • In-person service is available by appointment only 
  • 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
 
  • The Barrie Office of the Canadian Red Cross coordinates this service for all areas of Simcoe County, except in Orillia 
  • 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
Hours COVID-19 Response 
  • In-person service is available by appointment only 
  • staff are working and available to provide assistance by email or phone
 
Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service: hours vary
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County - except Orillia
Boundaries Dividing line to the south is Hwy 89 for all programs, same as LHIN boundary
Eligibility Older Adults without social interaction
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 L4N 5R7
 
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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: www.facebook.com/canadianredcross
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