Resource Program

Special needs services are provided through the directly operated Resource Program. The Resource Program is available to children aged two years to full time school entry who reside in County of Bruce

Our program is available to children residing in Bruce County from 2 years until full time school entry. A Resource Teacher will assess your child’s development. Your child may qualify if demonstrating difficulties in any of the following areas:

Gross Motor Balance, climbing and eye/hand co-ordination

Fine Motor Picking up objects, drawing and using scissors

Expressive/Receptive Language Talking, listening and understanding words

Self-help Feeding, dressing, grooming and toileting

Cognitive Thinking, matching, colours

Social Skills/Behaviour Play skills, attention and group participation


Parental/Guardian Participation

We recognize that parents are the single most important influence in their child’s life.

Your involvement and participation is important in planning and implementing your child’s program. We will arrange times that are convenient to meet with your family.

* Information received is always confidential and will not be shared without written parental permission.


Our Resource Teachers

Screening tools are used to assess your child’s development. An Individual Support Plan (ISP) is created based on your child’s current development and priorities of your family.

Visits can include the child care facility, community programs and homes to carry out goal plans and monitor progress.


If you are interested in this program for your child, please call the Resource Program Intake:

Bruce County Human Services Department Children’s Services Resource Program

30 Park Street Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0

1 (800) 265-3005 or 519-881-0431

Fax: 519-881-4324




Contact us
Tracey Shilvock
Human Services Preschool Resource Program Supervisor
Human Services
Location:  Walkerton Administration Centre Tel:  519-881-0431


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