Salvation Army

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Family Services Ministry

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Record #: BAR0524 Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2013
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-728-3737, Ext 222
After Hours PhoneAnswered by Men's Shelter or voice mail
Fax705-728-7101
Websitewww.salvationarmy.ca
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LocationBarrie
AddressBarrie Bayside Mission Centre
16 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3A4
 
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IntersectionBayfield St and Dunlop St E
Contact Information
Primary ContactTracy Calliste, Community and Family Services Director
Alternate ContactPaul Fredriksen, Volulnteer Coordinator
Volunteer CoordinatorMajor Sandy Foster, Volunteer Coordinator
Primary ExecutiveMajor Byron Kean, Executive Director, Bayside Mission Centre
Description & Services
DescriptionProvides emergency assistance to families in need of food, clothing and household items, counselling also provided * programs include Back to School Knapsack Campaign, Back to Work Program, Coats for Kids and Folks Drive, Baby's Closet and ID Clinic * sends children to Fresh Air Camp and also has a Mom and Tots Camp * provides forms for persons wishing to trace missing relatives, the individual must send the form to Salvation Army Family Tracings Service in Toronto * a nonprofit registered charitable organization

Back to School Knapsack Campaign

To donate, drop off a backpack/knapsack filled with school supplies at the Bayside Mission Centre or at either Walmart location in Barrie * knapsacks are distributed before school in August and September * to obtain a backpack call the Bayside Mission Centre to set up an appointment

Back to Work Program

Provides new or gently used work boots to individuals who have legitimate work offers (boots and sizes as available), call for information * usable work boots can be dropped off at the Bayside Mission Centre at any time

Coats for Kids and Folks Campaign

Annual Campaign takes place in November * the Salvation Army provides donated coats to the homeless and other individuals and families who do not have a warm coat for the winter * donated coats can be dropped off at West 49 in the Georgian Mall, Sleep Country on Bayfield and Commerce Park Drive and at the Family Services office at the Salvation Army Bayside Mission Centre, 16 Bayfield St, Barrie * coats are distributed from the Family Services Ministry offices in November

Baby's Closet

Provides emergency assistance to parents with young children * items such as diapers, formula, baby food and baby wipes are available

ID Clinic

Assists individulas in obtaining an Ontario Birth Certificate, Ontario Health Card and Ontario Photo Card * also assist with Immigration and Citizenship papers

Accepts donations of non-perishable food items, baby formula, diapers, baby food and usable work boots
HoursMon-Fri: 9am - 11:45am, 1pm - 3:45pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedBarrie ; Beeton ; Belle Ewart ; Churchill ; Cookstown ; Gilford ; Innisfil ; Lefroy ; Loretto ; Midhurst ; Minesing ; Oro Station ; Thornton
EligibilityClient does not have to be on social assistance, e.g. may be transient * to obtain a one time only issue of emergency food an application form must be completed
ApplicationCall for information
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible