Redwood Park Communities

Site: Barrie

Service: Housing Programs

Record #: BAR4032
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2024


Office Phone 705-881-1890
Social Media Facebook:
Primary Contact Jennifer van Gennip, Director of Communications and Advocacy; Phone: 705-881-1890 ext 7; Email:
Alternate Contact Rhonda Kent, Director of Housing and Supportive Community; Phone: 705-881-1890 ext 1; Email:


Address & Map
Redwood Park Office, 92 Davidson Street, Suite 1
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3R8
Intersection Rose St and Hwy 400
Mailing Address 92 Davidson Street, Suite 1 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3R8
Physical Access Varies by location


Description (Service)
Affordable housing provider whose mission is to provide safe, affordable, hopeful housing where people thrive in supportive community. Housing initiatives include:
  • United House - Supportive housing for women and their children coming through the Women's & Children's Shelter of Barrie
  • Jubilee House - Supportive housing for women and their children in Orillia, coming through Coordinated Access.
  • Lucy's Place - A Housing First community for people who have experienced chronic homelessness in partnership with the Busby Centre, coming through Coordinated Access
  • Ayub's House - Affordable supportive housing for men in trades and trades training programs.
  • Redwood Park Communities, in partnership with The Salvation Army, is building a Family Short-Term Supportive Housing Centre. The capital campaign is on-going. See website for details.
The Community Support Team connects people with local support services and agencies and provides side-by-side support.

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
  • United House: referred by Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie
  • Lucy's Place, Jubilee House: housing offers made through Coordinated Access only to those on the central wait-list
  • Ayub's House: referred by Windermere House and Community Builders
Application Referral by Coordinated Access or the listed community agencies only. Redwood cannot currently provide case management support for people not residing in their units, and cannot take direct intakes. All intakes are by referral.
Languages English
Fees None


Service Categories Housing Advocacy Groups ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Housing Issues ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Abused Women ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Men ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Women ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth