Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch

Site: Unpublished/Mobile

Service: CARAH House Crisis Services - Mobile Crisis Services

Description (Service) Alternative to emergency room visits * Mobile Crisis Team will be available to travel to the person in need of non-medical crisis intervention and residing in the city of Barrie * individuals call the crisis line and after an assessment by phone it is decided if a mobile visit is the best way to support the person in crisis * crisis assessment, intervention and referral and follow-up support are provided * crisis workers regularly work together with police services to respond to crisis situations * individuals may remain in the community, are transported to the crisis house for admission to a bed, or are taken to hospital for a psychiatric assessment * adult and child crisis workers are available depending on the individual(s) involved in the crisis * support also offered to family members of person in crisis
Service Details
Public Comments If your call to the crisis line, is answered by an automated service, please leave a message * a crisis counsellor will return your call promptly 
Crisis Services of the Canadian Mental Health Association of Simcoe County is also known as CARAH House * CARAH stands for "Courage and Recovery and Hope" * crisis line, mobile and bed services are delivered from CARAH House
Hours Mon-Sun 10 am-10 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Youth and adults with a serious mental illness or psychosocial crisis and in need of non-medical crisis intervention * if person is under 16 then a child youth worker will be notified and the type of service necessary will be assessed at that time
Application Referral - self, medical, agencies
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-5044 24 hrs a day
Toll Free Phone 1-888-893-8333
Crisis Phone 705-728-5044
Fax 705-728-5234
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Kerry Dault, Program Manager Crisis Services; Phone: 705-728-5835; Email:
Primary Executive Himanshu Shah, Director Clinical Services; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 239; Fax: 705-726-8629; Email:
Alternate Executive Nancy Roxborough, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 431; Fax: 705-726-8629; Email:
Mailing Address 15 Bradford St 
Barrie, ON L4N 1W2

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