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If Orillia is long distance, can call Barrie phone number. There is no toll free phone number. There is no public access or walk in service at the office

Organization: Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe - Orillia  
Phone Numbers: Business office 705-327-2383 * AA information Line 705-725-8682
Crisis: 705-325-9534 Orillia; 705-726-7922 Barrie
Telecare Business Office
170 Colborne St W
Orillia, ON
L3V 2Z3
Intersection: Mississaga St and Dunlop St
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Distress: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Contacts: Janice Maskery - Chairperson
705-327-2383 *
Paul Morton - past chair
705-835-5102 *
Service Description: Confidential and anonymous distress phone line designed to be there for those in need.

Distress line services include:
  • Anonymous and strictly confidential distress phone line service
  • Reassurance Call Program
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies for people with specific problems
  • Information for all AA meetings and groups in area
  • Provides speakers for local interested groups

Services and Programs:

Fees: No Cost
Application: Call for service * To volunteer contact the administration office at 705-327-2383 or fill out a volunteer application online
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Phone line is open to the public for anyone in need of a friendly person who will listen * Anyone feeling depressed, lonely, suicidal, anxious or needing any type of emotional support
Reassurance Call Program - Interested people must register to receive a regular check in, friendly call. Contact the business office for more information.
All Crisis Phone Line Volunteers must be 18 years or older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Gravenhurst ; Simcoe County ; Barrie ; Collingwood ; Orillia ; Ramara ; Severn ; Oro-Medonte  
See Also: Crisis Intervention
Crisis Lines

This information was last completely updated on July 27, 2017

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Updated July 27, 2017
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