Office Phone Shelter: 705-728-2544 * Administration: 705-728-6300
Toll Free Phone Crisis 1-800-461-1716
Crisis Phone 705-728-2544
Fax 705-728-1364
Social Media Facebook Facebook:!/pages/Women-Childrens-Shelter-of-Barrie/114293238626973
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Primary Contact Alison, Program Manager; Phone: 705-792-2189; Email:
Alternate Contact Kelly, Development Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Teresa MacLennan, Executive Director; Phone: 705-792-2186; Email:
Alternate Executive Tracy, Business Manager; Phone: 705-792-2185; Email:
Address & Map
115 Edgehill Dr
Barrie, ON L4N 1L9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Former Name Women and Children's Crisis Centre
Description (Service) Emergency residence with 27 beds for women and their children who are experiencing abuse in their significant relationships * residential services include safe, temporary accommodation, crisis telephone counselling, on site counselling, children's services for residents, legal and court support, information and referral, education, advocacy, assistance with social services including Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Program and social housing * will provide emergency transportation if required * donations of food accepted * new household items and clothing accepted by appointment * call for information at 705-728-6300 Ext 228 
Emergency Residential support for women experiencing human trafficking  
Outreach services include legal advocacy and court support, individual counselling, groups, information and referral, education, advocacy,assistance with social services and community services including Barrie Food Bank 
Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate 
Winter Sponsorship Program matches families staying at the shelter and those families that access outreach services with individuals or businesses, who would like to "adopt" a family in need and provide a Christmas of gifts, gift cards and food gift certificate/food items * to sponsor a family, contact the Shelter at 705-728-6300, Ext 228
Volunteer Description * volunteers can assist with events, fundraising activities and administrative tasks * donations and maintenance in the shelter * administrative tasks in the Outreach Services * may be an opportunity for a volunteer to share particular skills or talents with the agency
Service Details
Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Barrie ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women experiencing abuse in their relationship and their children 
Family Court Support worker Program --victims of intimate partner violence involved in the family court process
Application Pre-intake assessment both via telephone and on site * Winter Sponsorship Program: Call 705-728-6300, ext 228
Languages English - Interpreters can be arranged when needed
Fees None
Service Categories Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Domestic Violence Shelters ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; Holiday Adoption Programs ; Human Trafficking Shelters ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling

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