Tornado Support and Resources

Do you need assistance related to a tornado in Barrie? We have lots of assistance linea and many resources available.

Barrie Police Service

The Barrie Police Service has set up a central phone line for anyone who needs assistance related to the tornado in Barrie. Please call 705-728-8442 – call takers will take callers’ information to ensure a follow-up from the proper organization.

July 16 @ 11am: We thank everyone who has shared donations for those affected by the tornado in Barrie yesterday afternoon. At this point, we are unable to accept any further donations. Updates will be provided if further donations are needed. Thank you to everyone who has provided donations.

We are sharing resources to our Instagram stories as we learn of them, click the link and view our “Tornado Supports” highlights to see what supports local businesses are offering

Follow their Twitter page for updates

A Facebook Group for people offering assistance

A Facebook Group for people who need assistance

Please use this dedicated email address for e-transfer donations to help families impacted by the tornado: – at this point, there is no more capacity for physical donations, but the need for support will continue in the days and weeks as families figure out their next steps

Through the efforts of BDAR and their Realtor members, there have been 5 families matched with short term rentals. This includes about 25 people and multiple pets.

In addition, together with their 1,300+ Realtor® Members and the community, BDAR is matching short-terms rentals with those in need due to the Barrie Tornado. They are building a list of families and individuals in need and communicating with them when a rental is available that is suitable to their needs. Please email if you are looking for or have a short-term rental available and keep an eye on their Instagram and Facebook stories for current rental needs.