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Basic Needs resources are resources such as food, housing (including shelters), transportation and temporary financial assistance.

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1. Child Welfare including Children's Aid Society (CAS)

The child welfare / child protection system is a group of services that promote the well-being of children by protecting children from abuse or neglect, ensuring they are safe, and strengthening families so that they can successfully care for their children.

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Eighth Fire Healing and Wellness Services
13 Bradford Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 3A6 Map
705-791-2508
Area Served: Simcoe County
12 - 70 years
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Publicly Funded / Free Services

Provides a broad range of mental health, legal, parenting, and abuse support programs geared at boys, men, fathers and their families. * Therapy & ... more
2 Homewood Ave., Toronto, ON, M4Y 2J9 Map
647-479-9611
All ages
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The Simcoe County Children's Aid Society has been serving the community since 1894. Providing a range of services to the community, including: ... more
60 Bell Farm Road, Barrie, ON, L4M 5G6 Map
1-800-461-4236 x7057266587
Area Served: Simcoe County
Up to 16 years
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TFC places children and youth with trained foster parents and their families. Working jointly as a team, TFC parents, together with Kinark mental health ... more
34 Simcoe St, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4 Map
1-888-454-6275 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Simcoe County
2 - 16 years
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TFC is a program operated by Kinark Child and Family Services that places children and youth with trained foster parents and their families. Working jointly as ... more
34 Simcoe Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4 Map
705-726-8861 x1800230853418884546275
Area Served: Simcoe County
2 - 16 years
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A nonprofit registered charitable organization funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services that offers mental health services to children up to 18 ... more
788 Yonge St, Midland, ON, L4R 2E6 Map
705-526-3708 x1800230853418884546275
Area Served: Simcoe County
Up to 18 years
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The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) is a membership organization that represents 53 children's aid societies in Ontario, and is ... more
75 Front Street East 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5E 1V9 Map
416-987-7725
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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If you are a child or youth with a concern about your experiences with a service provider or feel that your rights may have been violated, or you need ... more
250 Davisville Avenue, Toronto, ON, M7A 1G2 Map
416-325-5669
Area Served: Ontario
Up to 21 years
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Committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. more
ON, Canada
1-888-310-1122 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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The Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal (CWRP) provides access to up-to-date research on Canadian child welfare programs and policies. The Portal is a ... more
3506 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A7 Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Youth in Care Canada is a national, charitable organization driven by youth and alumni from child welfare authorities across Canada. YICC exists to voice the ... more
223 Main Street, Ottawa, ON, K1S 1C4 Map
613-327-4317
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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2. Emergency Shelter and Housing

There are various shelters that people can use when they have no place to go.

 

Emergency shelters are places for people to live temporarily when they don't have a place to stay. Emergency shelters (such as women's shelters) are primarily meant for those fleeing an abusive relationship, sexual abuse or domestic violence. Some shelters limit their clientele by gender or age.

 

Homeless shelters are temporary places to stay, usually meant for homeless people. Usually located in downtown areas, they are similar to emergency shelters. The main difference is that homeless shelters are usually open to anyone, without regard to the reason for need. Some shelters limit their clientele by gender or age.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Services and supports for individuals experiencing effects of mental illness and addiction. more
15 & 21 Bradford Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033
Area Served: Simcoe County
12 years and up
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Offers individual, family and marital counselling, as well as family life education. Offers individual counselling for adult male and female survivors of ... more
190 King Street South, Alliston, ON Map
705-726-2503 x18887262503
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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The Elizabeth Fry Society (of Simcoe County) provides programs and services for those in conflict with the law or those perceived to be in conflict, or ... more
102 Maple Avenue, Barrie, ON, L4N 1S4 Map
705-725-0613
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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We provide emergency shelter services to abused women and their children in South Simcoe County. Our shelter services includes: * Crisis counseling for ... more
Alliston, ON Map
705-435-9400
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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The Salvation Army offers housing support and emergency shelter for males in the City of Barrie. more
16 Bayfield Street, Barrie, ON, L4M 4S9 Map
705-728-3737
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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We help people learn how to maintain their mental health, look for and identify the signs of mental illness, and get help and support when they need it. ... more
1091 Gorham St, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8X7 Map
905-853-8477
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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CMHA Simcoe County has a residential program, which has capacity for up to 5 clients who are experiencing a mental health or psychosocial related crisis. The ... more
39 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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We provide an emergency youth shelter which offers homeless and abused youth between the ages of 16 and 24 the love, support and life skills needed in order to ... more
20-22 Wellington St East, Barrie, ON, L4M 2B8 Map
705-739-7616
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 - 21 years
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The ministry funds many programs and services to help women and their children live free of domestic violence. These programs and services are delivered ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
16 years and up
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3. Food and Nutrition

This section has programs that provide food or low cost food to those in need.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Barrie Out of the Cold provides safe, respectful and welcoming overnight accommodation and meals to the homeless from November to April. The Barrie Out of the ... more
Barrie, ON Map
705-331-1396
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Services provided include: * Rehabilitation Counselling covering assessment, goal setting, life planning and coordination of service network. * Career ... more
334 King Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3M8 Map
705-549-3181 x2544
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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We offer counselling services for youth and young adults ages 14-29, in a supportive environment where youth can receive help and guidance about issues that ... more
49 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 5J4 Map
705-726-5572
Area Served: Simcoe County
14 - 29 years
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EatRight Ontario (ERO) is a free service that connects residents of Ontario to the trusted advice of a Registered Dietitian to help you make healthier food ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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The ministry funds many programs and services to help women and their children live free of domestic violence. These programs and services are delivered ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
16 years and up
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4. Housing and Home Supports

Housing services help individuals find and keep places to stay. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and services, but highlights those which might be of interest to individuals with mental health issues.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Barrie Out of the Cold provides safe, respectful and welcoming overnight accommodation and meals to the homeless from November to April. The Barrie Out of the ... more
Barrie, ON Map
705-331-1396
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Ages: 16 year(s) and up Youth; Young Adults; Adults; 16yrs and up; with a serious mental illness; the individual must be able to handle his/her own medication, ... more
39 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033 x18004614319
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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CMHA owns and operates Gloria House, which provides a supportive, cooperative living environment for 5 individuals with mental health difficulties. Also the ... more
39 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033 x18004614319
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Joyce Kope House is a safe 27 bed residence for children, youth and women, over age of 12 years who have been released from correctional institutions on parole ... more
102 Maple Ave., Barrie, ON, L4N 1S4 Map
705-725-0613 x186624980477057250613
Area Served: Simcoe County
12 years and up
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The Mental Health and Homelessness initiative was established to improve the quality of life for adults, living with serious mental health problems, who are ... more
170 Colborne Street West, Orillia, ON, L3V 2Z3 Map
705-325-2201 x3547
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Children's mental health organization in Ontario that provides help to children and youth, families and communities. more
34 Simcoe St., Barrie, ON Map
705-726-8861
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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The Regional Housing Support Services offer services related to housing, affordable housing and emergency funding to members of the community of Simcoe ... more
39 Fraser Court, Barrie, ON, L9M 5J5 Map
705-739-0485
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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S.U.N. Housing is a non-reserve First Nations housing provider that serves women, males, and families located in the City of Barrie. more
124 Dunlop Street West, Barrie, ON, L4N 1B1 Map
705-737-3532
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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We help people learn how to maintain their mental health, look for and identify the signs of mental illness, and get help and support when they need it. ... more
1091 Gorham St, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8X7 Map
905-853-8477
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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For adults with a psychiatric disability coming out of hospital and unable to live on their own, Housing Services is a department of the Waypoint Centre for ... more
334 King Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3M8 Map
705-549-3181
Area Served: Simcoe County
18 years and up
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Wendat provides services to adults and seniors who are disabled by mental illness or in psychiatric crisis.   Services include case management, ... more
237 Second Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3P7 Map
705-526-1305
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Support for Independent Living Program is a portable, intensive case management service. The person can choose to live anywhere in North Simcoe County and ... more
237 Second Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3P7 Map
705-526-1305
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Wendat Housing Registry helps connect mental health consumers with available places to live. The Registry contacts landlords who have affordable rooms ... more
237 Second Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3P7 Map
705-526-1305
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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We offer counselling services for youth and young adults ages 14-29, in a supportive environment where youth can receive help and guidance about issues that ... more
49 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 5J4 Map
705-726-5572
Area Served: Simcoe County
14 - 29 years
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We provide an emergency youth shelter which offers homeless and abused youth between the ages of 16 and 24 the love, support and life skills needed in order to ... more
20-22 Wellington St East, Barrie, ON, L4M 2B8 Map
705-739-7616
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 - 21 years
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Through its programs and services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services: •helps adults with a developmental disability live, work and participate ... more
ON, Canada
1-800-461-2156 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Ontario
16 years and up
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The ministry funds many programs and services to help women and their children live free of domestic violence. These programs and services are delivered ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
16 years and up
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Since 1994, Retire-At-Home Ottawa has been providing Personal Home Care Services in Ottawa, ON to individuals who are dealing with health concerns that affect ... more
1704 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, K2A 1C7 Map
613-798-5111
Areas Served: Ontario, Ottawa-Carleton
All ages
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A Canada-wide association of family members and others working for the benefit of persons of all ages who have an intellectual disability. Founded in 1958 by ... more
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
416-661-9611
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Non-profit organization created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with ... more
Ottawa, ON Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Operation Come Home is an employment, education, and support centre for homeless and at-risk youth age 16 and up. Our programs focus on what works and what ... more
150 Gloucester St, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0A6 Map
613-230-4663
Area Served: Canada
16 - 29 years
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4.1 Long-Term Care Facilities for Seniors

Long-term care facilities and homes (aka. "nursing home") are for people who require the availability of 24-hour nursing care and supervision within a secure setting. They provide a higher level of care and support than retirement homes or supportive housing. Long-term care homes are owned and operated by various organizations: 1) Nursing homes are usually operated by private corporations; 2) Municipal homes for the aged are owned by municipal councils. Many municipalities are required to build a home for the aged in their area, either on their own or in partnership with a neighbouring municipality; 3) Charitable homes are usually owned by non-profit corporations, such as faith, community, ethnic or cultural groups.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Georgian Manor Adult Day Care Program provides opportunities for seniors living in the community to participate in social; recreational; and educational ... more
7 Harriet St, Penetanguishene, ON, L9M 1K8 Map
705-549-6277
Area Served: Simcoe County
65 years and up
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Community Care Access Centres (CCAC) help provide home care, which are services at home for those recovering from illness or injury, and for those with chronic ... more
4200 La Belle, Ottawa, ON, K1J 1J8 Map
613-745-5525
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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4.2 Group Homes, Residential Care and Supported Housing

A group home is usually a single-family dwelling for special populations that need a supervised living environment. Common examples include children and youth in care, individuals with developmental or physical disabilities, individuals recovering from substance abuse, teenaged mothers, or victims of domestic violence.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Ages: 16 year(s) and up Youth; Young Adults; Adults; 16yrs and up; with a serious mental illness; the individual must be able to handle his/her own medication, ... more
39 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033 x18004614319
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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CMHA owns and operates Gloria House, which provides a supportive, cooperative living environment for 5 individuals with mental health difficulties. Also the ... more
39 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033 x18004614319
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Children's mental health organization in Ontario that provides help to children and youth, families and communities. more
34 Simcoe St., Barrie, ON Map
705-726-8861
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Children and youth in residential treatment are placed in home-like settings within communities. Child and Youth Workers, supported by other experienced ... more
Barrie, ON Map
705-726-8861
Area Served: Simcoe County
Up to 18 years
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TFC places children and youth with trained foster parents and their families. Working jointly as a team, TFC parents, together with Kinark mental health ... more
34 Simcoe St, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4 Map
1-888-454-6275 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Simcoe County
2 - 16 years
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Residential Services are for children who find it extremely difficult to function in a home, school or community setting. Located in residential ... more
34 Simcoe Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4 Map
705-726-8861 x1800230853418884546275
Area Served: Simcoe County
6 - 18 years
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TFC is a program operated by Kinark Child and Family Services that places children and youth with trained foster parents and their families. Working jointly as ... more
34 Simcoe Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4 Map
705-726-8861 x1800230853418884546275
Area Served: Simcoe County
2 - 16 years
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Provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children (regardless of status) who are survivors of domestic and other ... more
1155 Lola, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4C1 Map
613-741-5590
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario
All ages
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This service is for youth 11-18 years experiencing significant social, emotional and behavioural problems, who require an intensive 24 hour therapeutic setting ... more
165 Ferris Lane, Barrie, ON, L4M 2Y1 Map
705-725-7656
Area Served: Simcoe County
11 - 18 years
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Preschool programs include infant development programs and early years centres. Family services include supportive housing, youth programming, family ... more
39-40 FraserCourt, Barrie, ON, L4N 5J5 Map
705-726-9082
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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A volunteer run half-way facility for men who have been discharged from an addiction treatment centre. Open to persons of all faiths and to those with no ... more
ON, Canada
705-722-5369
Area Served: Simcoe County
18 years and up
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For adults with a psychiatric disability coming out of hospital and unable to live on their own, Housing Services is a department of the Waypoint Centre for ... more
334 King Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3M8 Map
705-549-3181
Area Served: Simcoe County
18 years and up
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Support for Independent Living Program is a portable, intensive case management service. The person can choose to live anywhere in North Simcoe County and ... more
237 Second Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3P7 Map
705-526-1305
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Intervention program that highlights substance use. Ie. Marijuana, alcohol. Girls are asked open-ended questions about their experiences and current use. more
3053 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON, K6K 1A9 Map
Area Served: Central East
13 - 18 years
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34 Mayo Ave, Ottawa, ON, K2E 6X5 Map
613-371-3804
Area Served: Central East
6 - 16 years
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A Developmental Services Agency, providing a wide range of developmental and mental health services to children and youth, including Full Time Residential, ... more
1950 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON, K2G 5T5 Map
613-225-5900 x25
Area Served: Ontario
10 - 17 years
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LA MAISON ARC-EN-CIEL is a French residential rehabilitation centre, which is authorized and financed by the North East Local Health Integration Network ... more
260 Chemin du Gouvernement, Opasatika, ON, P0L 1Z0 Map
705-369-4582
Area Served: Ontario
12 - 24 years
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Mackay Manor is a residential recovery home for men who have alcohol and drug related problems. This facility has 12-Level 1 and 4-Level 2 beds and is located ... more
AB, Canada
613-432-4946
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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We also focus on the physical well-being of our clients; while at Newgate 180 you will eat delicious, healthy food prepared specifically for you by our ... more
435 Main St E, Merrickville, ON, K0G 1N0 Map
613-269-2672
Area Served: Ontario
18 years and up
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The Pine River Institute is a residential treatment centre and outdoor leadership experience for 13 to 19 year olds in crisis. Students have a history of ... more
Shelburne, ON, L0N 1S0 Map
519-925-9225
Area Served: Ontario
13 - 19 years
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Ridgeview Children's Home Inc. is a staff model, co-ed treatment facility, capable of serving eight residents with a variety of special needs. The admission ... more
887 Longworth Rd, London, ON, N6K 0B8 Map
519-317-4190
Area Served: Ontario
3 - 18 years
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Government funded youth addictions program in Thunder Bay. Services include: * Five-week residential program with 10 beds, serving youth 13-18 years old, with an average waitlist of 2-3 months. more
301 Lillie Street North, Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 0A6 Map
807-684-5100
Area Served: Ontario
13 - 18 years
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In L'Arche, people who have developmental disabilities and those who come to assist share life and daytime activities together in family-like settings that are ... more
1833 rue Sherbrooke Est Bureau 101, Montreal, QC, H2K 1B4 Map
514-844-1661
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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4.3 Home Supports

Refers to supports and services provided in the person's home.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Ages: 16 year(s) and up Youth; Young Adults; Adults; 16yrs and up; with a serious mental illness; the individual must be able to handle his/her own medication, ... more
39 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033 x18004614319
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Helping Hands offers Community Support Services for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.   Services include Assistance with non-medical ... more
210 Memorial Ave, Orillia, ON, L3V 7V1 Map
705-325-7861
Area Served: Simcoe County
65 years and up
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This service is for families with children up to 6 years of age who are experiencing social, emotional or behavioural problems. Services include: Parent ... more
165 Ferris Lane, Barrie, ON, L4M 2Y1 Map
705-725-7656
Area Served: Simcoe County
Up to 6 years
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The Community Mental Health Service of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital is a community mental health program of the Ontario Ministry of Health that provides ... more
169 Mississauga Street West, Orillia, ON Map
705-327-9122 x70532522013536
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Provides home health care services. Services include Nursing Care, Caregiver Relief, Mother and Baby Care, Paediatric Care, Elder Care, Mental Health Care, ... more
85 Ferris Lane, Barrie, ON, L4M 6B9 Map
705-737-5055 x18887375055
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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We help people learn how to maintain their mental health, look for and identify the signs of mental illness, and get help and support when they need it. ... more
1091 Gorham St, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8X7 Map
905-853-8477
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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VON Simcoe County Branch is a nonprofit registered charitable organization providing in-home health services and community based programs to individuals of all ... more
31 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, ON, L4N 5R7 Map
705-737-5044 x18005654145
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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For adults with a psychiatric disability coming out of hospital and unable to live on their own, Housing Services is a department of the Waypoint Centre for ... more
334 King Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3M8 Map
705-549-3181
Area Served: Simcoe County
18 years and up
Add to Info Cart
Support for Independent Living Program is a portable, intensive case management service. The person can choose to live anywhere in North Simcoe County and ... more
237 Second Street, Midland, ON, L4R 3P7 Map
705-526-1305
Area Served: Simcoe County
16 years and up
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Community Speech and Rehabilitation Services
141 Jewel House Lane, Barrie, ON, L4N 6E1 Map
905-923-7187
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Coordinates network of agencies interested in building a more comprehensive, accessible system of respite care for persons with developmental ... more
Barrie, ON Map
705-726-9082 x2597057333227235
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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A Developmental Services Agency, providing a wide range of developmental and mental health services to children and youth, including Full Time Residential, ... more
1950 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON, K2G 5T5 Map
613-225-5900 x25
Area Served: Ontario
10 - 17 years
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Community Care Access Centres (CCAC) help provide home care, which are services at home for those recovering from illness or injury, and for those with chronic ... more
4200 La Belle, Ottawa, ON, K1J 1J8 Map
613-745-5525
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Through its programs and services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services: •helps adults with a developmental disability live, work and participate ... more
ON, Canada
1-800-461-2156 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Ontario
16 years and up
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Coordinates network of agencies interested in building a more comprehensive, accessible system of respite care for persons with developmental ... more
112 Merton Street, Toronto, ON, M4S 2Z8 Map
416-322-6317
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Services for seniors with relocation and home care transition services as moving from independent living to assisted or retirement living is rarely easy. We ... more
1 Thorncliffe Place Suite, Ottawa, ON, K2H 9N9 Map
613-790-9355
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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4.4 Respite Care and Child Care

Respite refers to short term, temporary care provided to parents (or caregivers) so that they (and their families) can take a break from the daily routine of caregiving, and can range from a few hours to enough time for a vacation. Despite the guilt that parents or caregivers may feel, respite care can be very helpful in relieving stress from caregivers and give them time to recharge. Respite care may include services to take care of children, or older adults, or even parents.

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

80 Bradford Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 6S7 Map
705-722-8993
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Publicly Funded / Free Services

A fully accessible Therapeutic Care Farm providing a full range of innovative, animal-assisted therapy and nature-based education, rehabilitation and recreation. more
426059 25 Sideroad, Mono, ON, L9V 1E2 Map
647-624-8421
All ages
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The Georgian Manor Adult Day Care Program provides opportunities for seniors living in the community to participate in social; recreational; and educational ... more
7 Harriet St, Penetanguishene, ON, L9M 1K8 Map
705-549-6277
Area Served: Simcoe County
65 years and up
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Designed to encourage seniors to remain living in their community for as long as possible in order to prevent premature admission to a Long Term Care Facility. ... more
234 Cook Street, Barrie, ON, L4M 4H5 Map
705-792-7396
Area Served: Simcoe County
18 years and up
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Helping Hands offers Community Support Services for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.   Services include Assistance with non-medical ... more
210 Memorial Ave, Orillia, ON, L3V 7V1 Map
705-325-7861
Area Served: Simcoe County
65 years and up
Add to Info Cart
Children's mental health organization in Ontario that provides help to children and youth, families and communities. more
34 Simcoe St., Barrie, ON Map
705-726-8861
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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5720 Forgets Rd, Wyebridge, ON, L0K 2E0 Map
705-528-1793
Area Served: Simcoe County
8 years and up
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VON Simcoe County Branch is a nonprofit registered charitable organization providing in-home health services and community based programs to individuals of all ... more
31 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, ON, L4N 5R7 Map
705-737-5044 x18005654145
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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Coordinates network of agencies interested in building a more comprehensive, accessible system of respite care for persons with developmental ... more
Barrie, ON Map
705-726-9082 x2597057333227235
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
Add to Info Cart
A Developmental Services Agency, providing a wide range of developmental and mental health services to children and youth, including Full Time Residential, ... more
1950 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON, K2G 5T5 Map
613-225-5900 x25
Area Served: Ontario
10 - 17 years
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Coordinates network of agencies interested in building a more comprehensive, accessible system of respite care for persons with developmental ... more
112 Merton Street, Toronto, ON, M4S 2Z8 Map
416-322-6317
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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5. Transportation

Having easy access to transportation is essential, whether its going to a doctor's appointment, getting to a job, or keeping up with your relationships. This section has transportation resources that may be specifically of interest to those with mental health needs.
 

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Services and supports for individuals experiencing effects of mental illness and addiction. more
15 & 21 Bradford Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 1W2 Map
705-726-5033
Area Served: Simcoe County
12 years and up
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5.1 Driving Assessments

Sometimes one is required to provide a medical certificate in order to drive.

 

Occupational therapists can provide detailed assessments of driving ability at one of the following agencies listed below.

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6. Finances and Money

This section has resources about finances, money, grants, subsidies and other related information. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and services, but highlights those which might be of interest to individuals with mental health issues.

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Volunteer Association is a registered charitable organization that fundraises and disburses funds for the enhancement of ... more
500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON, L9M 1G3 Map
705-549-3181 x2219
Area Served: Simcoe County
All ages
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We offer counselling services for youth and young adults ages 14-29, in a supportive environment where youth can receive help and guidance about issues that ... more
49 High Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 5J4 Map
705-726-5572
Area Served: Simcoe County
14 - 29 years
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Helps families in Ontario receive the financial support they are entitled to by enforcing court ordered support responsibilities. more
Toronto, ON, M3M 3A3 Map
416-326-1817 x18002677263
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Kidsport is a grant to help financially disadvantaged children/youth participate in organized sport (affiliated with a member sports organization of the Sport ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
Up to 18 years
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The ministry funds many programs and services to help women and their children live free of domestic violence. These programs and services are delivered ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
16 years and up
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The Ontario Disability Support Program helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses, like food and housing.The program ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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The Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit (of up to $2,300/year in 2005) for families who care for a child under age 18 with a severe and ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
Up to 18 years
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Key information for qualified practitioners who are called upon by their patients to certify Form T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate. more
ON, Canada
1-866-741-0127
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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A registered disability savings plan (RDSP) is a savings plan that is intended to help parents and others save for the long-term financial security of a person ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: Simcoe County
Community resource list for South Simcoe by the CMHA York Region Branch.
Posted: Apr 20, 2015
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