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Busby Centre

Site: Barrie - 88 Mulcaster St

Service: Detour Outreach Program

Record #: BAR1688
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 12 Oct 2023


Office Phone Outreach Van: 705-790-5654 ; Intake: 705-828-3795
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Site Location Entrance on McDonald St
Address & Map
88 Mulcaster St
Lower Level
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3M5
Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 5E1
Physical Access Not Accessible


Description (Service) Detour Outreach available seven days per week. Provides people with:
  • basic needs
  • blankets and clothing
  • bagged meals: lunch, dinner and water
  • tents and tarps
  • access to showers
  • conversation
  • minor first aid attention
  • referral to other programs and community resources
  • harm reduction supplies
  • brief crisis counselling
  • advocacy support

Outreach Van - Daily Stops:
  • 12 pm-1 pm 88 Mulcaster St
  • Rexall Pharmacy, 68 Maple Ave at 1:30 pm-2 pm
  • Rexall Pharmacy, 68 Maple Ave at 5:30 pm-6 pm
  • All other times by appointment
Join the Meal Train
  • Busby Centre serves sandwiches and other essentials to over 120 people every day
  • commit to providing sandwiches for one day or more
  • visit this page to sign up:

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Detour Outreach: Mon-Sun 9 am-8 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility No restrictions; anyone impacted by homelessness
Application Detour Outreach Van: call 705-790-5654  
Intake: call 705-828-3795
Languages English
Fees None

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