Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St

Service: Water/Wastewater Assistance Program

Record #: BAR3004
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2023


Address & Map
City Hall
70 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Mailing Address P.O Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Provides financial assistance to low-income households in Barrie, to help offset water/wastewater bill costs
  • Successful applicants will be credited a portion of their water/wastewater bill back to them.
  • credit provided will not exceed 40% of the total water/wastewater bill to a maximum of $60 per billing cycle

Service Details

Legal Status (10) Local Government
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Permanent, full-time principal resident with a current City of Barrie residential water and wastewater billing account.
  • The account must be in the applicants name.
  • The application pertains to a principal residence that the applicant either owns or rents.
  • A principal residence is defined as the main location where the applicant lives.
Number of people living at the residence and Household income before tax
  • 1 - $ 26,620
  • 2 - $ 33,140
  • 3 - $ 40,742
  • 4 - $ 49,466
  • 5 - $ 56,104
  • 6 - $ 63,276
  • 7 - $ 70,448
  • Each additional person - + $7,172
Amounts are based on the Government of Canada's 2022 low-income cut-offs (LICOs) and are subject to change
  • Fill in the online application form, physical copies are also available at Service Barrie (City Hall, 70 Collier St.), see hours
  • Submit your completed form:
    • by email to
    • in person to Service Barrie (City Hall, 70 Collier St)
    • by mail to City Hall, 70 Collier Street P.O. Box 400, Barrie, ON, L4M 4T5
  • applicants will receive an email or a letter that confirms approval, or reasons why the application was denied
  • if approved, the credit will be applied to the next water/wastewater bill, see website for FAQs
Languages English
Fees None


Service Categories Utility Assistance

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