Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Site: Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Service: Community Health and Wellness - Friendly Visiting and Telephone Assurance

Public Comments The Barrie Office of the Canadian Red Cross coordinates this service for all areas of Simcoe County, except in Orillia * Helping Hands is the service coordinator in Orillia 
To donate to Red Cross disaster appeals, please call 1-800-418-1111, visit the website, or mail cheques to Canadian Red Cross Ontario Office, P.O. Box 4000, Mississauga, ON L5M 9Z9
Office Phone 705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-2251
Fax 705-739-9916
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Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service: hours vary
Description and Service
Description (Service) Friendly Visiting - Regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities who live alone * provides companionship, socializing, sharing common interests and experiences and quality time 
Telephone Assurance - Regular phone calls to check on the health and safety of people who live alone * checks are done by trained and screened volunteers * provides a feeling of safety to older adults and their families
Eligibility Older Adults without social interaction
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English ; French - Website, Publications, Interpretation depending on availability of staff
Fees None
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County - except Orillia
Boundaries Dividing line to the south is Hwy 89 for all programs, same as LHIN boundary
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 809B
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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