David Busby Centre

Description (Service) Provides the following services in a safe and inclusive environment:
* Individual counseling
* Housing support
* Case Management
* Practical and basic needs
* Free clothing
* Shower facilities
* Administrative support (assistance with form filling, obtaining ID, etc)
* phone and mail services (can use phone number and address of David Busby Centre as a contact point for people with no permanent address or phone)
* Addiction support
* Infant/Baby needs and supplies (diapers, formula and food, depending on donations)
* Health care services
* Mental health services
* Harm reduction services
* Referral services
* Mobile Outreach Service

Housing Support: call for drop in hours

Christmas Luncheon: provides annual December luncheon(s) for all members of the community * frequency and date depend on number of volunteers and donations * all held during centre hours Mon-Fri * 2017 dinner will be held December 21st at Collier St United Church, 112 Collier St from 11 am-2 pm

Central Intake for Overnight Shelter: provides Central Intake for overnight shelter from mid November - end of April each year

Breakfast Program: Mon-Fri 9 am-10 am, oatmeal, cereal, toast, fruit, juice served, all welcome, no restrictions

See website for list of donations accepted (Wish List)

Have volunteer and placement program
Service Details
Public Comments In extreme weather acts as a Cooling/Warming Station * hours available Mon-Fri 8 am-3 pm
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Drop-in Centre: Mon-Fri 8 am-3 pm
Christmas Luncheon 2017: Dec 21, 11 am-2 pm
Housing Support Services: call for drop in hours
Outreach Van: Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-9:30 pm, Sat-Sun 8 am-2 pm
Central Intake for Overnight Shelter (Nov 15, 2017- Apr 30, 2018): Drop-in from 5 pm-7:30 pm or call 1-844-845-8494, this after hours phone line is answered from 5 pm-11pm
Dates Central Intake for Overnight Shelter: Nov 14, 2017- Apr 30, 2018

Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility No restrictions * especially those impacted by homelessness
Application Street Centre: Drop in during hours of operation
Christmas Luncheon: drop-in, no registration required
Central Intake for Overnight Shelter Nov 14, 2017 - Apr 30, 2018: Drop-in from 5 pm-7:30 pm or call 1-844-845-8494, this phone line is answered from 5 pm-11pm
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Enter Street Centre off of McDonald St
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
88 Mulcaster St, Lower Level
Barrie, ON L4M 3M5
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Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-739-6916
Toll Free Phone Outreach van 1-877-845-0840
After Hours Phone Central Intake for Overnight Shelters (Nov 14, 2017 - Apr 30, 2018): 1-844-845-8494 * after hours phone is answered from 5 pm-11 pm daily
Fax 705-739-9543
E-Mail getconnected@busbycentre.ca
Website www.busbycentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/DavidBusbyCentre
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BusbyCentre
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJad6X-OxBbAYeEOcwCzJMA
Primary Contact Housing Support; Phone: 705-739-9909 * 705-739-6916 ext 231
Primary Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-739-6916 ext 222
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E1