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Youth Mobile Crisis Response

Phone Number: 705-728-5044 | 1-888-893-8333 (Crisis Line)

Address: 301-34 Simcoe St Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4


Hours of Operaion: 24/7

Inclusion Criteria: Up to 17 years

Services Offered:

Supports for children, youth, and families:

  • when a mental health crisis is identified and requires immediate support
  • when risk taking behaviour is identified and immediate support is required to safety plan (self-harm, suicide, aggression)
  • who need assistance with school issues or refusal to attend, addictions concerns, conflict, emotional dysregulation
  • when service navigation and linkage is needed
  • when immediate situational support is required
  • whenever a child or youth requires support or you’re unsure how to help

Crisis workers will:

  • follow up within one hour of initial referral or next day in cases of afterhours referrals
  • conduct risk assessment and formulate safety plans during initial phone contact
  • support determination of continued level of risk for the child or youth, assist with coping plans and connection to appropriate resources
  • provide up to 6 sessions of brief therapy (based in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) as deemed appropriate by the Crisis Worker
  • provide parents with positive parenting support (Triple P)
  • provide information about children’s mental health services, service navigation and linkages as required

Categories: Emergency & Crisis Lines, Mental Health, Mental Health Prevention

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