The Barrie Police Service and the Barrie Public Library have teamed up to host the Barrie Wellness Fair during Mental Health Week 2022.

Come to Meridian Place to discover mental health and wellness resources in your community with active living demos, a pop-up medication drop-off site with free harm reduction kits, and interactive activities including giveaways.

The Barrie Wellness Fair will showcase and bring together a wide variety of available resources in our community.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn what’s available and how these supports may help them or someone they know having difficulty with any number of challenges.

Some of the confirmed community agencies that will be joining us at Meridian Place on May 7 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. are:

  • Alzheimer Society Simcoe County
  • Autism Ontario
  • Barrie Anti-Racism Task Force
  • Barrie Families Unite
  • Barrie Native Friendship Centre
  • Barrie Police Service
  • Barrie Public Library
  • Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County
  • City of Barrie
  • CMHA
  • Community Veterinary Outreach
  • Georgian College (students)
  • Inclusive Milestones
  • John Howard Society
  • Loblaws Dietician
  • New Life Pharmacy
  • Prevention Senior Abuse Network (PSAN)
  • Barrie Families Unite
  • Red Cross
  • Ryan’s Hope
  • Salvation Army
  • St John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program
  • Women and Children’s Shelter
  • YMCA

    Each agency will share information about their organization and their available resources with the community. Agency representatives will be available to engage with the public, provide immediate advice and help guide them toward appropriate resources based on needs.

    There will also be live performances by local musicians, including performers from the Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival and Barrie Folk Society.

    This is an opportunity for our community to learn more about local resources to support their mental health and well-being in a welcoming, open, and supportive environment. For more information, please visit or

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