Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County

Site: Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr

Service: Care Partner Support Group - Evening Group

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone Simcoe County 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
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Site Location Meetings held at VON Office, 14 Cedar Point Dr, Unit 1501, Barrie
Located In Community Barrie
Address VON Office
14 Cedar Point Dr, Unit 1503
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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Intersection Cedar Point Dr and Dunlop St W
Contact Information
Mailing Address PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
In-person programs and services have been suspended indefinitely, but education programs, support services and social programs are available by phone and online * check our website and social media sites for program information and regular updates 
* Accepting new referrals * community partners can fax referrals using the First Link Referral form * members of the public can continue to call or email office to get connected to programs 
* Supportive counselling is being provided by phone, email or by virtual Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) visits 
* Support groups are being run though group video conferencing 
* Weekly Minds in Motion Social Sessions are being hosted online and at-home activity resources are being shared 
* Education programs for people living with dementia, and their care partners are being delivered monthly through group video conferencing 
* For more information or to access any of our programs, contact office at 705-722-1066 or email * phones are being checked regularly and a staff member will connect with you as soon as possible 
Regular Service 
Confidential care partner support groups connect people (family & friends) who are supporting persons living with dementia * safe environment to share challenges and successes and realize you are not alone * talk to others who are going through similar experiences, increase understanding of dementia and develop and broaden coping strategies 
To enable care partners in attending the support group, a concurrent respite group for the person living with dementia, run by VON, is operated at the same time * registration is required to attend the respite group * call the Alzheimer Society to register
Hours COVID-19 Response  
* Office currently closed to in-person service 
* contact office at 705-722-1066 or email  
Regular Hours 
Support Group: Third Tue of each month 7 pm-9 pm * meeting dates may change due to statutory holidays or summer breaks, contact the office for more information
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Family, friends and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Application Care Partner Support Group: No registration required, drop-in 
Respite Group * registration is required for respite group * contact the Alzheimer Society for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Elections n/a
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Meeting location

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