COPE Service Dogs

Site: Mailing Address

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-734-2673 * 705-734-COPE
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Site Location Use Door #2 to enter the building
Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie by the Bay
80 Bradford St, Suite 223
Barrie, On L4N 6S7
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Intersection Dunlop St W and Bradford St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Helen Kindy, Office Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Peggy Lee, Director of Program Delivery; Email:
Primary Executive Jane Boake, Founder/Program Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Trevor Roberts, Executive Director; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 20035 
Barrie, ON L4M 6E9
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides highly skilled service dogs to people with mobility and some other disabilities to help them lead a more independent life * the COPE canine companions assist their partners by doing such tasks as retrieving objects, opening and closing doors, and turning on lights * dogs are trained by youth in a unique Canines in the Classroom Program operating at local high schools * youth-dog teams visit local elementary schools on a regular basis to help young children read (Reading Buddy Program) * provide therapy visits with seniors * volunteer Puppy Foster families care for the dogs in their homes for up to a 2 year training period
Hours Office Hours: Tue and Thu 10am-5pm, other times by appointment
Areas Served Simcoe County
Boundaries Provide service dogs within a 3 hour radius of Barrie, Ontario
Eligibility Complete pre-application form on website to determine eligibility
Application Call or visit website for more information * complete pre-application form on website to determine eligibility
Languages English
Fees Program - Call for information
Other Details
Established Jul 2000
Physical Access Fully Accessible