Support Families in need in our Community!

The Basic Needs program has been developed in order to help support vulnerable children, youth and families.

We recognize there are various examples of social determinants in families who are struggling, such as needs to access Mental Health, Family Violence victims, risks towards housing & food security, etc.

Many families in our community are struggling to make ends meet. These basic needs supports are available to any individual we provide services to,  and is seeking help with meeting their basic needs, such as hygiene products, grocery, and sometimes even paying rent.

We will use donated funds to provide groceries, baby items, clothing, transportation services, help pay bills, and more.

There are multiple ways to help our program.

Help us collect Basic Need supplies!

Please bring  your donations or have them shipped to our Barrie office located at:

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions (Communications Department), 60 Bell Farm RD. Unit 7, Barrie, On, L4M 5G6

We are open Monday to Friday; between 8:30am and 4:30pm (9am to 4pm during summer hours)

If you require a Tax Receipt for those donation, please fill out this link with a copy of your receipts.

What other supplies are needed? Not included above, but always needed are Electronics (Computer, Tablet, Cellphone, Earbuds and/or Headset with Microphone) so clients can attend online meetings, furniture (mattress, crib, bed frame, dresser), strollers & car seat. Please note that we only accept NEW items.

You can reach us by phone: 705.726.6587 or TF 1-800-461-4236 and request to speak to Communications Team