Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Site: Mobile Service

Service: Indigenous Care Coordinator/Homemaking and Dementia Supports

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* Offices are closed, call or email for more information 
Regular Service 
Provides culturally sensitive homemaking and assisted living care services to older adults with age related health conditions and/or disabilities who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit 
Services include: 
* light housekeeping 
* laundry 
* sweeping/mopping and dusting 
* personal hygiene care 
* medication support  
* meal preparation 
* social visiting  
* local trips to shopping centres/banking  
* telephone reassurance  
Dementia supports include: 
* education to increase awareness to support earlier identification and reduce stigma of Demential 
* increase community support services to Indigenous families managing Dementia 
Program is a partnership between Helping Hands and Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
* Offices are closed, call or email for more information
Hours COVID-19 Response 
* Offices are closed, call or email for more information 
Regular Hours 
Hours vary
Areas Served Muskoka District - NSMLHIN ; Simcoe County - NSMLHIN
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
* Individuals must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit 
* Individual must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities 
* Individual resides within North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN
Application * call Indigenous Care Coordinator at 705-627-3499 or email 
* referral form can be filed out through self-referral, partnering agency, community organization or from a family physician 
* form can then be directly submitted to the Indigenous Care Coordinator to confirm the eligibility 
* Indigenous Care Coordinator will personally meet with the individual that is new to the program, to fill out the intake and assessment forms to identify any needs or requirements for the services provided, to develop a plan of care and to bridge the new connection between client and IILC worker.
Languages English ; Ojibway - Publications
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe County
Address & Map
Mobile Service available in North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN
Barrie, ON
Mailing Address c/o Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle 
125 Bell Farm Rd, Suite 201 
Barrie, ON L4M 6L2
Physical Access Not Applicable - Service is provided in clients' homes so accessibility varies
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-734-1818
Primary Contact Margaret Bruyns, Indigenous Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-627-3499; Email:
Primary Executive Brenda Jackson, Indigenous Systems Coordinator & Interim Director; Email:

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