Site: Barrie - Mailing Address

Service: Barrie CARP Chapter # 36

Record #: BAR2692
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2023


Description (Service) National, non-partisan, nonprofit organization committed to advocating for people as they age, in matters affecting their rights, well being and welfare
  • members eligible for a range of products, services, and group rates such as:
    • car, home, and health insurance discounts including dental as well as travel and accommodation discounts
  • local Chapter holds ten meetings a year
  • provides trips for social and educational reasons
  • holds special events such as the Be Green Show and an annual theatre day
  • runs a dart league and yoga classes
  • initiated Seniors & Accessibility Advisory Committee for the City of Barrie, comprised of representatives from CARP, 55 + Clubs, 4 non-profit organizations and 4 Seniors
  • initiated a Senior Housing Committee, working towards solutions for future housing shortages, for more information call Gwen Kavanagh at 705-828-2743

Seniors Community Fund
  • assists low-income Seniors 65 yrs and older in Barrie and surrounding area by providing financial assistance from $100-$500 per application
  • financial assistance is provided to pay for basic necessities (such as, but not limited to: rent, food, medical transportation, clothing, delivered meals, personal needs, veterinary services etc.)
  • applications can be submitted at any time, see Seniors Community Fund, call or email for more information

Service Details

Hours Meetings
Third Tue of each month, doors open at 6:30 pm and meeting starts at 7 pm

Jan-Jun & Aug-Nov, no meetings in Jul and Dec
Areas Served Barrie ; and surrounding area
Eligibility Adults, guests can attend a meeting with a CARP member
Application On-line or by mail
Languages English
Fees Membership - Paid to Head Office
Minimum one year membership is $19.95 or other membership which includes Zoomer magazine, if register online, fee is reduces by $5

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Meeting Location - Traditions Banquet Hall
142 John St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 2L2
Intersection Anne St S and John St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Meeting Location

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-252-4756
Toll Free Phone 1-800-363-9736, National Office in Toronto
Primary Contact Gwen Kavanagh, Chair - CARP Chapter 36, Barrie and Surrounding Areas; Phone: 705-828-2743
Alternate Contact Victor Brace, Vice-Chair; Email:
Mailing Address c/o CARP, Barrie Chapter 36 
150 Livingstone St E 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6Y7

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