Empower Simcoe made the difficult but necessary decision to place our Youth Programming on hold at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. We have remained in closure throughout lockdowns and stay at home orders in order to keep youth, their families, staff and volunteers safe. We have been busy behind the scenes getting ready to once again offer engaging and dynamic supports to youth in our community. Keep an eye on your inbox, and check back for more information soon!

Youth Programs

The Youth Program is an inclusive program for all high school aged youth living in Barrie, Orillia and surrounding areas.

The Programs offered include weekly drop-in programs in Barrie (W.E.B.) and Orillia (Get O.U.T) during the school year, a Youth Retreat each March Break and 8 weeks of summer skill building sessions (Youth In Action). All programs promote inclusion and offer opportunities for high school age youth to learn skills while accessing their home community.

Youth Involvement Brochure Barrie Orillia

Youth Involvement Brochure
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Criteria for Eligibility/Involvement:

The Youth Program is available to all high school aged youth.

How to Access Services/Service Request:

Services can be accessed by contacting the Youth Worker directly at 705-726-9082 ext. 2911 in Barrie, or 705-327-5391 ext. 3266 in Orillia.

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