Busby Centre

Emergency Group Lodging

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Provides overnight shelter during winter months Nov-Apr, evening meal and food cards
  • Provides accommodation for families experiencing homelessness, connections to housing and community supports, food and meals
  • Limited shelter beds may be available
  • Staff are providing 24/7 support at the hotel (health and safety monitoring, connections to housing, health services and community supports, and daily food and meals)
  • Eligibility determined through pre-screening over the phone 8 am-6 pm
  • DETOUR outreach team is at Collingwood Public Library on Wednesday and Saturday from 3 pm-4 pm to support people experiencing homelessness and living rough
  • Outreach team can be reached 7 days a week by emailing getconnected@busbycentre.ca

Donations:
Comments
Individuals and Families - intake is only by phone Mon-Sun 24 hours

Women - first call My Friend's House women's shelter (705-444-2511) to see if there is an availability
Eligibility
Youth (16 years and older), couples, individuals and families

Age Requirements: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Pre-screening by phone Mon-Sun 24 hours
Families should identify themselves as such, as family accommodations are also available.
Office
705-606-6589
Central Intake for Temporary Shelter
705-828-3795
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
getconnected@busbycentre.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 1055
Barrie, ON, L4M 5E1
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Jen Fleury, General Manager
Email: jen@busbycentre.ca
Phone: 705-791-4819
Food Program Coordinator
Candace Gordon
Email: candace@busbycentre.ca
Phone: 705-828-3477
Fees
None
Documents Required
Details will be provided if required.
Accessibility
Unknown
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
Barrie Public Library, Information Barrie
Last Updated On
October 21, 2022
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Pre-Screening via Telephone: Mon-Sun 24 hours

Shelter Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
  • Blue Mountains
  • Collingwood
  • Stayner
  • Wasaga Beach