Salvation Army (The)

Site: Collingwood

Service: Community and Family Services

Description (Service) The Salvation Army Collingwood Community Services provides: 
* temporary food assistance and emergency housing 
* offer emotional and spiritual care and support during times of crisis 
* budget counselling 
* advocacy 
* referral services 
* Christmas Hamper & Toy Program 
Does not provide court assistance * Works with and alongside Barrie Correctional Program and other social service agencies in the community
Service Details
The Salvation Army is funded by the County of Simcoe to operate a Temporary Emergency Housing program for Families called the Motel Voucher Program * Clients may receive short-term housing through this program * Clients will be required to work with case workers to find long term solutions to their housing issues 
Contact workers at 705-445-9222 to arrange an appointment 
After hours contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 for assistance 
* During winter months (Nov 15-Apr 15) - overnight accommodation available through the Out Of The Cold shelter (250 Peel St, Unit B, Collingwood) which is open for intake between 7 pm-9 pm * After 9 pm guests will be admitted when accompanied by an OPP officer * Visit a local OPP office or call the OPP non-emergency line 1-888-310-1122 to request assistance for shelter access  
* From April 16-Nov 14 - After office hours to access emergency motel voucher service visit a local OPP office or call the OPP non-emergency line 1-888-310-1122 to request emergency shelter services and arrangements with a motel * Client will be required to register with the Salvation Army the next business day 
* Female callers should call My Friend's house women's shelter (705-444-2511) to see if there is an available bed 
* Police May transport client to shelter or motel if resources are available
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility Proof of residency (with the exception of limited transient aid)
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
162 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3K2
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Intersection Ste Marie St and Ontario St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-445-9222
After Hours Phone OPP Communication Centre: 1-888-310-1122 * For after hours emergency housing only
Fax 705-445-1154
Primary Contact Jessie Kent, Community and Family Services Worker; Email:
Alternate Contact Major Merrilee Evenden, Corps Officer; Email:
Primary Executive Major Neil Evenden, Corps Officer; Email:

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