Record #: BAR3369
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2022


Description (Service) Assists adults and seniors, with physical disabilities or limitations, in Simcoe County and area, to live independently.

Programs include:
  • Assisted Living Services for Seniors
  • Quipit - free online classified website for assistive devices and home care equipment
  • Attendant Care Services
  • Accessibility, Resources and Connections (ARC)
  • Training and Consultation
  • Community Development
Community Development and Training and Consultation work supports improvements in accessibility. Offers public education programs relating to Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) standards and disability related topics, and accessibility consultations to individuals, businesses and organizations.

Member of the North Simcoe Muskoka Community Support Services Collaborative, the Ontario Association of Independent Living Service Providers, the Ontario Community Support Association and the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS).

Service Details

Public Comments Independent Living Services Simcoe County (ILS) is looking for volunteer Board Members. Board members will oversee the governance of the agency and ensure ILS operates in a fiscally sound and prudent manner. Board members will also lead/participate in a committee or subcommittee, contribute to a positive board culture of teamwork, communications, learning/growth and results, and be an avid proponent of ILS's success, and inform others about ILS, its Mission, Vision and programs.

ILS welcomes applicants with relevant lived experience and candidates with a broad reflection of identities including Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), LGBTQ2SI+, age, abilities and socioeconomic background.

More information on skills, qualifications and time commitment can be found here.

To apply, email
Hours Central Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
  • 16 yrs and up
  • Refer to website or call Central Office for detailed eligibility criteria for specific programs

Application Applications, when required, are available at the Central Office or can be downloaded from website.
Languages English
Fees None - for most programs, including Support Services, and Accessibility Resource Centre. Fee for service for some specific educational programs and consultations.

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
15 Cedar Pointe Dr
Unit 10
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-737-3263
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-1133
TTY Phone 705-737-3242
Fax 705-737-1874
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Primary Contact Michelle Hughes, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-737-3263; Email:
Alternate Contact Cheryl Wilson, Executive Director; Email:
Mailing Address 15 Cedar Pointe Dr 
Unit 10 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 5R7

Agency Overview