Description
Description (Service) March 24, 2020 -COVID-19 Response
* Shelter is open for youth that are currently living there
* all in person meetings and counselling sessions are occuring via phone and Skype, call for information
* effective immediately, donations of pre-packaged food and house/cleaning supplies are being accepted, we cannot accept clothing or homemade meals at this time
* if you have something to donate, please leave the items on the porch and knock on the door or call us at 705-739-7616 to let us know when you will be coming to the house

Regular Service
Crisis care facility offering transitional housing and emergency care housing, food and clothing * short or long term stay * length of stay determined by person's need and rate of progress * support in life skills development (dress, hygiene, cooking and budgeting) * long term stays require carrying out a plan (continuing education, work, or job search) * in-house and mobile outreach counselling services for individuals and families * information and referral

Transitional Housing offered to 5 youth who can stay for up to a year minus a day, length of stay is determined by client need * participation in Case Management Goals and Life Skills are the foundations of this program

Emergency Care Housing for youth who have lost their housing * 10 beds for those identifying as young men and 6 beds for those identifying as young women

Health Care Clinic held weekly for any youth experiencing homelessness who would like to see a doctor on a drop-in basis * services include full exams, medication dispensing and monitoring, advice and information about personal care, and referrals for more complicated physical needs

RentSmart Program - free 12 hour course for youth 16-24 years run in partnership with RentSmart Ontario * a Tenant Life Skills and Landlord Education Program * course offered in Barrie, Midland, Orillia, Innisfil, Collingwood, Alliston, Wasaga Beach and Bradford * call for details

Partner with Barrie Community Health Centre and Canadian Mental Heath Association to provide Youth Hub at the downtown branch of the Barrie Public Library on the second and fourth Tue of the month (except Jul-Aug) * staff are available to answer any health and wellness questions * activities and snacks also available

Accept donations of food staples: drop off Mon-Fri 24 hours at 22 Wellington St E * donations of Christmas gifts: winter clothing, socks, hygiene and beauty supplies, school supplies, baked goods, youth-geared Gift Cards (movies, restaurants etc.), bus tickets/passes

Boxes of Hope Fundraising Campaign 2019: purchase a box for $50 * contains scarves, gloves, tuques, toiletries, hygiene products and gift cards * donors can be eligible to win prizes * campaign runs until Christmas
Service Details
Public Comments March 24, 2020 -COVID-19 Response
* Shelter is open for youth that are currently living there
* all in person meetings and counselling sessions are occuring via phone and Skype, call for information
* effective immediately, donations of pre-packaged food and house/cleaning supplies are being accepted, we cannot accept clothing or homemade meals at this time
* if you have something to donate, please leave the items on the porch and knock on the door or call us at 705-739-7616 to let us know when you will be coming to the house
Hours March 20, 2020 -COVID-19 Response
* Shelter is open for youth that are currently living there
* no in-person services for people not living at shelter

Regular Hours Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Health Care Clinic: Thu 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
 
Youth and young adults experiencing homelessness
Application Call, email or drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
22 Wellington St E
Barrie, ON L4M 2B8
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and Wellington St E
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-739-7616 * accept collect calls
Fax 705-739-7329
Website www.youthhaven.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Youth-Haven-Barrie/126110637411966
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/youthhavencanada/?hl=en
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BarrieYouth
Primary Contact Nicole Barkley, Director of Services; Email: nicole@youthhaven.ca
Primary Executive Lucy Gowers, Executive Director; Phone: 705-795-7423; Email: lucy@youthhaven.ca

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