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Samaritan House

Record #: BAR1527
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2024


Office Phone 705-791-7731
Social Media Instagram Instagram: https://samaritanhousebarrie
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://shbarrie
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Kerry Ploughman, Executive Director; Phone: 705-791-7731; Email:
Additional Website


Address & Map
Resource Centre - Burton Avenue United Church- Lower Level
37 Burton Ave
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 2R3
Intersection Burton Ave and Essa Rd
Mailing Address c/o Samaritan House 
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 254 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 9R3
Physical Access Not Accessible


Description (Service)

Transitional Housing:

  • Affordable, secure housing and support services for women and children who have been affected by domestic violence
  • Separate, fully furnished family apartments and shared individual home, providing long term, affordable housing, (up to one year)
  • Programs focused in Intimate and Gender Based Violence, as well as a violence protection, safety, life skills program and goal setting educational and employment assistance while in their programs
  • Support services for both adults and children

Resource Centre Services:

  • FREE clothing and household items
  • accepts donations of clothing, small household items, educational supplies as well as financial donations to go toward programs

Children's Sponsorship Program:

  • assistance with social, recreational and health needs of children in need. Applications are required

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
  • Resource Centre and donation drop-offs: Mon-Wed 1 pm-3 pm, Sep-end of Jun. Closed elementary school holidays and snow days
  • May be closed dependent on weather. Check social media for updates
  • Transitional Housing: Mon-Sun 24 hours, year round
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Transitional Housing - Women and Children

Resource Centre - All welcome - women, men, youth, children, seniors
Application Transitional Housing
  • An intake is required which will include an application once booked. Email for information
Children's Sponsorship
  • An interview is required. Email to get information and an appointment
Languages English
Fees No fees for their programs

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