Description (Service) Free counselling for youth 12-24 years of age who are experiencing mental health challenges * counsellors use a brief solution focused approach, assisting youth to identify stressors, understand their emotions and establish positive coping strategies that can be implemented into their daily lives * service includes up to a one hour of personalized one-to-one counselling and assistance with community resources and/or referrals 
Walk-in counselling services are also provided in Orillia and Stayner, see separate records.
Service Details
Hours First and third Wed of every month 9:30 am-4 pm * Fri 9:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Do not have to be involved with the criminal justice system to access this service * family members and/or friends of person receiving counselling may attend counselling session where appropriate
Application Walk-in, no appointment or referral needed * first come first serve
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
80 Bradford St, Suite 336
Barrie, ON L4N 6S7
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Intersection Bradford St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-733-0683
Fax 705-733-9363
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Primary Contact Mary Charron, Counsellor; Phone: 705-828-5670; Email:
Alternate Contact Laura Foster, Counsellor; Phone: 705-817-9580; Email:
Primary Executive Tahnee Boynton, Programs Manager; Phone: 705-733-0683 ext 321; Email:
Mailing Address c/o John Howard Society of Simcoe & Muskoka, Barrie Office 
80 Bradford St, Suite 336 
Barrie, ON

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