Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Mobile Service

Service: Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST)

Record #: BAR2714
Last Modified: 16 May 2024
Last Full Update: 31 Oct 2022


Description (Service) Teams respond to police calls for service and follow-up with people experiencing mental health and addictions crises in the community
  • Team consists of a Crisis worker and a police officer
  • for more information about COAST or to inquire about access, please contact Crisis Line at 705-728-5044 to discuss possible referral

For immediate mental health assistance, call:
  • Mental Health Crisis Line (Mon-Sun 24 hours): 705-728-5044 or 1-888-893-8333; if your call to the crisis line is answered by an automated service, leave a message and a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly
  • Telecare: 705-726-7922
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat

Service Details

Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Barrie ; Innisfil ; Orillia
Eligibility Youth and adults with a serious mental illness or psychosocial crisis and in need of non-medical crisis intervention
Application Referral - self, medical, agencies
Languages English; Interpretive Services available if necessary

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON

Contact Information

Crisis Phone 705-728-5044, 1-888-893-8333 (TTY services available) Mon-Sun 24 hrs
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Primary Contact Kerry Dault, Program Manager Crisis Services; Phone: 705-728-5835; Email:
Alternate Contact Lynne Cheliak, Director of Community and Mental Health and Addictions; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 436; Email:
Mailing Address 15 Bradford St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 1W2

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