Public Comments Children's Aid Society of Simcoe County and Family and Youth and Child Services of Muskoka amalgamated in April 2015 and became known as Simcoe Muskoka Child, Youth and Family Services * the name was changed and is now known as Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions
Office Phone 705-726-6587
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4236
Fax 705-726-9788
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Melanie McLearon, Director of Communications & Community Relations; Phone: 705-726-6587 ext 2214 * 705-955-7899; Email:
Primary Executive Geraldine Dooley-Phillips, Executive Director
Hours Office: Sep 16-Jun 14 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Jun 15-Sep 15 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Emergency services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Description and Service
Former Name CAS ; Childrens Aid Society ; Children's Aid Society of the County of Simcoe ; Simcoe Children's Aid ; Simcoe Muskoka Child, Youth and Family Services ; SMCYFS
Description (Service) Provides child protection services * abuse prevention programs * family support * adoption services under the Child and Family Services Act  
Branch offices located in Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Huntsville, Midland, and Orillia * staff in these offices provide child protection and investigations services * specialized service teams for First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit Communities available from Barrie, * in addition to these services the Barrie Head Office provides: Adoption services, Adoption Disclosure services, Foster Care Resources, Volunteer services, Community Education, and general Administration  
Holiday Sponsorship program is an inclusive multicultural program designed to celebrate the traditions and meet the needs of individual families and young adults, who are under the supervision of Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions * program matches sponsors' gifts of new toys, clothes, and grocery gift cards to create complete holiday celebrations for families across Simcoe County * full and partial sponsorships are welcome (partial sponsorships will be matched with others to create a full sponsorship) 
Community Relations and Fundraising is the fundraising arm of Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions * funding from this program is used to help offset the costs associated with prevention programs and educational opportunities
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children, Youth 18 years and under and their families living in Simcoe County and Muskoka District
Application Application not necessary and there is no waiting period
Languages English ; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees None
Volunteer Description * volunteers, ages 18 years and over, are required to complete an Application form, provide a police check and attend mandatory information sessions * volunteers are needed for: drivers, driver's assistants, being a special friend, office work, helping with special events, fundraising, and tutoring
Location Information
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
60 Bell Farm Rd, Unit 7
Barrie, ON L4M 5G6
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Intersection Alliance Blvd and Bell Farm Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Record Details
Elections n/a
Print Material Newsletter quarterly, Brochures
Resources CWD: Custody & Access

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