Office Phone 705-725-0613 ext 0
Crisis Phone 705-725-0613, ext 0 (Mon-Sun 24 hours)
Fax 705-725-0636
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Primary Contact Meaghan Chambers, Residential Director; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 241; Email:
Alternate Contact Ashley Smit, Senior Case Manager; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 241; Email:
Primary Executive Joy Thompson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 227; Email:
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * House: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Description and Service
Former Name Maple House
Description (Service) An emergency shelter for women experiencing homelessness and half-way house for women under supervision of Ministry of the Solicitor General and Correctional Services Canada or on bail * Joyce Kope House provides 25 safe beds for women over the age of 18 years * rules include: No Male Visitors, No Weapons, and No Drugs or Alcohol * women accessing shelter at Joyce Kope House are assigned a Case Worker to assist with goal setting and housing resources
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Women eligible to stay at Joyce Kope House include: 
* Women released from correctional institutions on parole, temporary absence passes, bail, probation, or on a conditional sentence 
* Women experiencing homelessness, those being released from mental health facilities, going to and from treatment centres, released from detoxification centres, and/or fleeing domestic violence 
Women can self-refer if they are experiencing homelessness.
Application Referrals - self, Correctional Institutions, Mental Health Facilities, Shelters, Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation Centres, hospitals, community agencies etc.
Languages English
Fees None - For community women: first 30 days are funded through the County of Simcoe, extensions may be available upon request
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
102 Maple Ave
Barrie, ON L4N 1S4
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Intersection Maple Ave and Sophia St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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