Salvation Army Barrie

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Christmas Programs

Record #: BAR2871
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2022
Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2022


Description (Service) Christmas Programs include Christmas Assistance for families in need over the holiday season and annual Christmas Kettle Campaign and Santa Shuffle to help raise funds for a variety of programs and services offered throughout the year

Christmas Assistance Program
  • Last minute assistance for families who have missed the Christmas Cheer deadline and are not already receiving Christmas assistance from another organization
  • Families will receive some toys for children and food items for a Christmas dinner e.g. turkey, potatoes, canned vegetables etc.
Christmas Kettle Campaign
  • Fundraising effort that occurs each year during the Christmas season
  • Volunteers are needed to man kettles at a variety of locations around Barrie
  • Kettle Campaign helps support the various programs and services offered at the Barrie Bayside Mission Centre throughout the year
Santa Shuffle
  • In partnership with the Running Room, the Salvation Army hosts the annual Santa Shuffle in early December
  • Fun run/walk raises money for families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year
  • Santa Shuffle is the first Saturday in December, starts at 10 am at Heritage Park, Barrie Waterfront
  • See website for more information

Service Details

Public Comments

People who have missed the Christmas Cheer deadline can apply for the Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance program. They cannot apply for both, and must show eligibility.

Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Alliston ; Angus ; Barrie ; Beeton ; Belle Ewart ; Bradford ; Churchill ; Cookstown ; Gilford ; Innisfil ; Lefroy ; Loretto ; Midhurst ; Minesing ; Oro Station ; Thornton
Eligibility Christmas Assistance Program
  • families in need must not be receiving Christmas Cheer or any other Christmas assistance
  • applicant must provide identification, rent receipt, income statement, current bills, identification of children if they are not listed on the income statement
Application Christmas Assistance Program: call for information and an interview
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Bayside Mission Centre
16 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3A4
Intersection Bayfield St and Dunlop St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-728-3737
Fax 705-728-7101
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Primary Contact Cecilia Guy, Community and Family Services Coordinator, Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission Centre; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 227; Email:
Alternate Contact Major Bruce Shirran, Executive Director; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 222; Email:

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