Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Office: 705-739-6916 
Outreach Van: 705-790-5654 
Central Intake for Shelter (starting at 5 pm every day): 705-790-7028
Fax 705-739-9543
E-Mail getconnected@busbycentre.ca
Website www.busbycentre.ca
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Site Location Enter Street Centre off of McDonald St
Located In Community Barrie
Address 88 Mulcaster St, Lower Level
Barrie, ON L4M 3M5
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Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Housing Support; Phone: 705-739-6916
Primary Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-794-7499
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E1
Description & Services
Description (Service) March 22, 2020 -COVID-19 Response 
No access to 88 Mulcaster Street HUB until further notice * our team will still be providing services via phone or through outreach service to people who cannot access our building 
Emergency Shelter 
Shelter operations have moved temporarily into a local motel * Shelter Central Intake Hours: starting at 5 pm, call 705-790-7028 * at the motel staff will be providing 24/7 support and outreach efforts will be increased in the coming days to ensure our homeless population continues to be served, supported and protected through these extremely challenging times. 
Outreach Services 
Call 705-790-5654 for outreach services * for individuals living rough Busby staff and volunteers will be providing tent, tarps and sleeping gear when bringing food to their locations through outreach to ensure that people experiencing homelessness can properly self-isolate, as recommended by health officials. 
Donations and Volunteer Services 
Donations of breakfast and lunch items for shelter guests as well as donations of toiletries, cleaning supplies needed * Volunteers needed to make meals and other tasks, to volunteer email getconnected@busbycentre.ca for more information 
Staff may be onsite at 88 Mulcaster to provide information and direction as well as to accept donations * if you have donations, do not go to 88 Mulcaster without first calling 705-739-6916 or emailing getconnected@busbycentre.ca for more information * please accept our apologies in advance if you are not getting through on the phone line as we have been receiving a higher number of calls then usual 
Regular Service 
Community organization working from a non-judgmental approach to advocate for and improve conditions for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness * services include Housing Support Services * Emergency Shelter * Breakfast Program * Housing Engagement and Response Team (HEART) * Case Management * Basic needs * 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) * Year round Income Tax Clinics * Addiction Support * Infant/Baby Needs and Supplies (diapers, formula and food, depending on donations) * Harm Reduction Program * Referral Services * Mobile Outreach Service 
Rapid Hep C testing Wednesdays 1 pm-3 pm 
See website for list of donations accepted (Wish List) 
Have volunteer and placement program 
Christmas Luncheon: provides annual December luncheon for all members of the community
Hours March 22, 2020 -COVID-19 Response 
Drop-in Services: Fully Closed 
Central Intake for Emergency Group Lodging: Starting at 5 pm, call 705-790-7028 
Outreach Van: Mon-Sun 3:30 pm-9:30 pm
Dates Year round * Overnight Shelter: Nov 4, 2019 - May 15, 2020
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions * especially those impacted by homelessness
Application Street Centre: Drop-in or call central intake number 
Christmas Luncheon: drop-in, no registration required
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Established 1993
Physical Access Not Accessible

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