Youth Haven

Youth Haven Emergency Shelter

At this time, shelter is open for youth that are currently living there.
Crisis care facility offering:
  • emergency care housing, food and clothing
  • 19 beds
  • support in life skills development (dress, hygiene, cooking and budgeting)
  • short or long term stay, length of stay determined by person's need and rate of progress
  • long term stays require carrying out a plan (continuing education, work, or job search)
  • in-house and mobile outreach counselling services for individuals and families
  • information and referral
Health Care Clinic
Held weekly for any youth residing at Youth Haven who would like to see a doctor on a drop-in basis, services include:
  • full exams
  • medication dispensing and monitoring
  • advice and information about personal care
  • referrals for more complicated physical needs
Youth Hub
  • second and fourth Tue of the month (except Jul-Aug) at Downtown branch of the Barrie Public Library
  • Staff are available to answer any health and wellness questions, activities and snacks also available
  • Partnership between Youth Haven, the Barrie Community Health Centre and Canadian Mental Heath Association
Boxes of Hope Fundraising Campaign
  • Purchase a box for $50, contains scarves, gloves, tuques, toiletries, hygiene products, gift cards, bus tokens and more
  • Campaign runs until Christmas
  • Donors can be eligible to win prizes
Accept donations of:
  • Food staples: drop off Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm at 22 Wellington St E
  • donations of store purchased food, clothing and house/cleaning supplies are being accepted, cannot accept homemade meals at this time
  • Christmas gifts, winter clothing, socks, hygiene and beauty supplies, school supplies, baked goods, youth-geared Gift Cards (movies, restaurants etc.), bus tickets/passes
  • if you have something to donate, call 705-739-7616 to let them know when you will be coming to the house
Youth and young adults experiencing homelessness 16-24 yrs old.
Application Process
Call, email or drop-in
705-739-7616 - Barrie - accept collect calls
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Nicole Barkley, Director of Services
Case Manager
Natalie Baan
Documents Required
No documents required
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Barrie Public Library, Information Barrie
Last Updated On
March 9, 2023
22 Wellington St E
Barrie, ON, L4M 2B8
Nearest major intersection: Bayfield St and Wellington St E
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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
  • Shelter Intake: Mon-Sun 24 hours
  • Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
  • Health Care Clinic: Thu 9 am-12 noon
Service Area(s)
Simcoe County