David Busby Centre

Site: Barrie

Service: Emergency Group Lodging

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Office: 705-739-6916 
Emergency Shelter Intake: 705-790-7028 
Outreach Van: 705-790-5654
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 Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-794-7499; Email: sara@busbycentre.ca
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 
Overnight shelter at David Busby Centre * overnight shelter from November to approximately mid May each year * evening meal provided to those staying overnight
Hours During COVID Response: Central Intake: 5 pm
Dates Nov 4, 2019 to May 15, 2020
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18+ who are experiencing homelessness * needs will be assessed upon intake
Application During COVID Response: Call 705-790-7028 for Central Intake
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Established 1993
Physical Access Not Accessible

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