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Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka

Site: Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Service: Friendly Visiting and Telephone Assurance

Record #: BAR2360
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 27 Mar 2024


Public Comments To donate to Red Cross disaster appeals, please call 1-800-418-1111, visit the website, or mail cheques to Canadian Red Cross Ontario Office, P.O. Box 4000, Mississauga, ON L5M 9Z9
Office Phone 705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-2251
Fax 705-739-9916
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Primary Contact Tara Bone, Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5266
Alternate Contact Heather Stone, Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278
Volunteer Coordinator Heather Stone, Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278


Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service)

Friendly Calls

  • regular phone calls to provide social interaction and check on the health and safety of people who live alone
  • checks are done by trained and screened volunteers
  • provides a feeling of safety to older adults and their families

Friendly Visiting

  • regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities who live alone
  • provides companionship, socializing, sharing common interests and experiences and quality time

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Hours Hours vary, program is typically available Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; Serve area north of Hwy 89 for all programs, consistent with the North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Support Services boundary
Friendly Calls available throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Eligibility Older Adults without social interaction
Application Call, no referral required
Languages English; French - Website, Publications, Interpretation depending on availability of staff
Fees None


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