David Busby Centre

Site: Barrie - 88 Mulcaster St

Service: Emergency Respite Shelter

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments
  • Daytime drop-in services and overnight respite beds at this location provide additional choices for individuals opting not to access shelter programs 
  • Drop-in programs and overnight respite warming programs do not require individuals to enter the shelter program
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 705-739-6916 
Emergency Shelter Intake: 705-790-7028 
Outreach Van: 705-790-5654
Fax 705-739-9543
E-Mail getconnected@busbycentre.ca
Website www.busbycentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/DavidBusbyCentre
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BusbyCentre
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJad6X-OxBbAYeEOcwCzJMA
Site Information
Site Location Enter Street Centre off of McDonald St
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
88 Mulcaster St, Lower Level
Barrie, ON L4M 3M5
Intersection Mulcaster St and McDonald St
Mailing Address PO Box 1055 
Barrie, ON L4M 5E1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Emergency Respite overnight shelter at 88 Mulcaster St 
  • spots limited to provide adequate physical distancing to meet COVID-19 Public Health Protocols 
  • shelter is for short-term stays, for long term overnight accommodation see Temporary Shelter listing BAR2207 located at local hotel 
  • if additional space is required for overnight sheltering, an overnight warming centre will open at this location 
  • this is a lower barrier program 
  • harm reduction supplies available for pick up to the general public during this time
Hours Mon-Sun 9 pm-7:30 am
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18+ who are experiencing homelessness 
Needs will be assessed upon intake
Application Call Emergency Shelter Intake: 705-790-7028 or Outreach Van: 705-790-5654 
Drop-in to Outreach Van in Community and ask staff about emergency respite shelter at 88 Mulcaster St
Languages English
Fees None
Agency and Service Names
Former Name Barrie Out of The Cold ; Emergency Group Lodging
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name David Busby Centre
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Primary Executive Sara Peddle, Executive Director; Phone: 705-794-7499; Email: sara@busbycentre.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations - See website for items welcome as donations (Wish List)
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Disaster Related Shelter Services ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Transgender Individuals ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women