Service Canada

Site: Barrie

Service: Old Age Security - Allowance for the Survivor

Caregiver Support Headings
Seniors Classification Income Sources
Location, Telephone & Internet
Toll Free Phone English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
TTY Phone 1-800-255-4786
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Service Canada Centre
48 Owen St
Barrie, ON L4M 3H1
View Google Map
Intersection Owen St and Worsley St
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
Service Canada Centres are beginning a gradual reopening 
  • for online service go to 
  • for assistance accessing services, complete an online request at Service Request 
  • for people who do not have internet access call 1-877-355-2657 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
  • for assistance in person, make a request for an appointment by filling out the service request form at Service Request 
  • clients should not book an in-person visit if they: 
    • Have symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing 
    • Have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days 
    • Have been instructed by local public health authorities to self-isolate due to travel or contact history
Regular Service 
Benefit available to people
  • who have a low income
  • who are living in Canada
  • spouse or common-law partner is deceased
  • allowance continues until the recipient turns 65, remarries, or begins a new common-law marital relationship
Hours COVID-19 Update 
Service Canada Centres are open by appointment only, hours may vary  
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * no appointment necessary
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) - 64 year(s) 
To qualify all of the following conditions must be met:
  • aged 60 to 64 (includes the month of 65th birthday)
  • Canadian citizen or legal resident
  • reside in Canada and have resided in Canada for at least 10 years since the age of 18
  • spouse or common-law partner has died and have not remarried or entered into a common-law relationship
  • annual income is less than the maximum annual threshold, see website for details
  • Apply 6 to 11 months before 60th birthday
  • apply in writing by mail
  • application and required documents available on website
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible