Registration open for supervised consumption site neighbourhood consultation sessions

There are currently four proposed locations in Barrie

Media Release provided Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Registration to participate in online neighbourhood consultations is now open to people who live, own a business or work nearby the proposed locations for a Supervised Consumption Service (SCS) Site in the City of Barrie. The Canadian Mental Health Association Simcoe County Branch and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit would like feedback on how the proposed SCS locations outlined below can best meet the needs of the clients using the services and the surrounding residential/business community.

Eligible participants may register to attend one of four facilitated virtual sessions by visiting www.smdhu.org/SCSfeedback. Sessions will be held on:

  • Wednesday, April 14: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 15:     5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 19:       6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Please note each session is limited to 160 participants. Responses from the session will be used to help inform the decision-making on one (1) final site recommended for the application process.

Proposed Supervised Consumption Site locations:

  • 110 Dunlop St. W., Unit 4
  • 11 Sophia St. W.
  • 19 Innisfil St. (Also known as 80 Bradford St., Unit 940)
  • 192 Bradford St.

For more information on SCSs, including the local SCS application history and the recent work of the SCS Site Selection Advisory committee, visit www.smdhu.org/SCS.