Salvation Army Barrie

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Men's Emergency Shelter

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-728-3737, ext 229 or ext 230
After Hours Phone Intake for Shelter 24 hours a day / 7 days a week: 705-737-2963 or 705-728-3737
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Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie Bayside Mission Centre
16 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3A4
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Intersection Bayfield St and Dunlop St W
Contact Information
Primary Contact Frontline Workers; Phone: 705-737-2963
Primary Executive Captain Stephanie Watkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 223; Email:
Alternate Executive Dwayne O'Connor, Director of Programs; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 222; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response * no change for men staying at shelter 
Regular Service 
Emergency overnight shelter for men with a capacity of 28 and 10 transitional housing rooms (length of stay is based on individual housing case plan developed with Case Worker) allowing clients to settle with an address while job searching * three daily meals * weekly individual case management with case workers * System navigation and community referrals * access to Program room computers during the day * housing support workers available to assist clients to obtain more permanent housing * Chaplain services * AA meetings on site
Hours COVID-19 Response 
Office:Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm- 4 pm 
Shelter Intake: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
* Housing Support Workers: drop-in suspended, call for an appointment 
Regular Hours 
Office:Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm- 4 pm 
Shelter Intake: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Housing Support Workers Drop-in: Mon, Tue, Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 11:30 am-7:30 pm, other times by appointment 
* times may vary depending on weather conditions
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
Men 21 years and older in need of overnight shelter
Application For Shelter:

8 am-11 pm: Drop-in at Intake desk to register, no appointment necessary
After 11 pm: Drop-in to Intake Desk to find out if there are any beds left, if a bed is available and person has proper ID they may be admitted. If no ID Barrie Police may be required to confirm identity in order to be admitted

To see a Housing support worker: Drop-in during times listed or by appointment for residents only
Languages English
Fees Program - fee required for transitional rooms ; None - for overnight shelter
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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