New Path Youth and Family Services of Simcoe County

Site: Barrie Head Office

Service: COMPASS Community Partners with Schools

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Central Intake 705-725-7656
Toll Free Phone From 905 area code in Simcoe County 1-866-566-7656
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Located In Community Barrie
Address The Common Roof
165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON L4M 2Y1
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Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Central Intake, New Path
Primary Executive Elizabeth McKeeman, CEO; Phone: 705-733-2654 ext 2302; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
  • Sessions are currently offered either as in person, by video conference or via telephone  
  • current clients are asked to call or email their worker to arrange a session, if you don't know the phone number or email of your worker call 705-725-7656 or email and ask to have your worker call you 
  • anyone wanting to access services for the first time or book a walk-in clinic session, please call 705-725-7656 or 1-866-566-7656 or email leaving your name and contact information and a counsellor will contact you to book an appointment by telephone
Regular Service 
Coordinates mental health supports in schools  
  • works with staff from community agencies already working with children and families to coordinate services 
  • links elementary schools with community supports and services to enhance healthy child and youth development and to reduce social emotional, or behavioural barriers to learning  
  • offers consultation with school personnel to recognize mental health needs of students 
  • develops classroom management strategies to appropriately respond to mental health needs of students 
  • offers in-school small group programs 
  • offers brief individual and family counselling 
  • provides referrals to other community services such as parenting programs, counselling, recreation programs etc
Joint service offered in partnership with Kinark Child and Family Services
Hours COVID-19 Response 
Walk-in visits suspended, call for appointment 
Regular Hours 
Central Intake Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, some evening hours
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Student in an elementary school in Simcoe County
  • Referral by an elementary school principal or a community organization in collaboration with the school
  • self referrals also accepted
Languages English - in English schools ; French - Programs, in French schools
Fees None
Other Details
Established Aug 2006
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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