Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Record #: BAR1741
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2022


Office Phone 705-252-8270
Fax 705-252-8279
Primary Contact Dorota Kasner, Program Manager; Phone: 705-252-8270 ext 221; Email:


Address & Map
44 Donald St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 1E3
Intersection Anne St and Wellington St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Seniors to Home program for older adults facing complex challenges who could safely live in the community with access to subsidized housing and enhanced assisted living services
  • program designed for older adults that meet Alternative Level of Care criteria at hospitals within the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN
  • accommodations are shared and there is a charge for accommodations based on income
  • Domiciliary Care Funding may be available, call for more information
  • rooms are fully furnished, including bedding, TV sets, A/C units
  • cable and phone is not included in rent
Community Services include:
  • enhanced support (personal care, medication support, life enhancement and case management provided to program participants
  • housekeeping
  • meals
  • escorts to appointments
  • social activities and leisure programs
  • crisis intervention support
  • behaviour support services
  • 24 hour emergency response
  • referrals to specialized services

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Assisted living: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Admission Criteria:
  • Older adults and seniors (55+) , those under 55 who meet the criteria below will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Designated ALC (Alternative Level of Care)
    • A need for permanent housing with specialized assisted living supports
    • Facing complex challenges which include mental health and/or addiction challenges, dementia, ongoing health issues, social determinants of health needs, responsive behaviours an/or other neurological disorders
  • Referrals accepted from hospitals within the NSMLIHN
  • email completed application and consent form can be sent to or faxed to 705-252-8279
  • if client deemed eligible, an in-person interview will be scheduled to assess suitability for the program
  • tour of premises prior to moving may be offered once home reopens post COVID restrictions
Languages English; Hindi; Malayalam - Programs; Polish - Programs; Portuguese - Programs; Punjabi - Programs; Tamil - Programs;
Fees None

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