Community Programs

Bruce County offers a wide range of children's programs including assisted daycare and learning programs, plus community programs for adults, seniors and families. When financial assistance is required, this is where to start exploring the options. Our hope is that you discover a compassionate and sharing community like no other.

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This is where to start exploring the options. Our hope is that you discover a compassionate and sharing community like no other.

Community Programs

Bruce County recognizes the role philanthropy plays in strengthening our community and that the benefits of such acts ultimately improves the quality of life for all residents. To support this recognition, the County has a Community Grant program that provides a mechanism for groups or organizations to make financial requests to County Council. For eligibility and details, please review the policy below.
Spruce the Bruce is a local community improvement initiative created in 2011. The program generates social and physical change in rural communities, improving local quality of life and creating attractive, supportive business environments.
The Child Activity Assistance Program (CAAP) is a fund available for families with a gross income of less than $30,000.00 to assists families with the cost of non-sporting activities.
Information about the various employment supports that are available. Supports include resources to secure employment and upgrading opportunities.
Beginning in January 2016, Bruce County became both the lead and intake agency for the Westario Power Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Emergency Financial Assistance (LEAP EFA). The Westario Power LEAP EFA is a grant program designed to help low-income customers who find themselves in need of assistance with arrears owed to Westario Power.
Bruce County Housing Corporation owns and manages over 600 social housing units across Bruce County
Bruce County periodically receives Provincial and Federal funding to invest in affordable housing.
Find information on this page about how to apply for housing by mail, in person, or find the application on line
Bruce County’s Early Learning Coordinator engages, mentors, and supports Educators in the Child Care and Early Learning Community. This capacity role supports the implementation of the annual Quality Scan Tool (QST) and the monthly Child Care Partner Support Team Meetings (CCPST). In collaboration with Children’s Service Team, the Early Learning Coordinator coordinates professional learning events and opportunities for the Early Learning Community within Bruce County. These opportunities assist Educators to align and enhance the quality of their program(s) and aids in building capacity within Bruce County.
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Child Care Fee Subsidy provides financial assistance to eligible families for children in their care attending a Licensed Child Care Program or an Approved Bruce County Home Child Care Provider.
The Bruce County Home Child Care Program (HCC) is a program that is licensed under the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA) and provides quality child care in a home setting.

Service Locations

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268 Berford St, P.O. Box 129
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
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325 Lambton Street
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Y1
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910 Queen Street
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Y2
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1243 Mackenzie Road
Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C6
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671 Frank Street
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
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41 McGivern Street West
PO Box 1600
Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
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8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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33 Victoria Street North
Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
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1243 MacKenzie Road
Port Elgin, ON N0H2C6
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30 Park Street
Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
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30 Park St.
Walkerton, ON N0G2V0
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