welcome to Bruce County

Bruce County Social Services

Ontario Works, Employment Supports,
Children's Services & Housing

Main office address:
30 Park Street, Box 399
Walkerton, ON, N0G 2V0
Phone:  (519)881-0431
Toll Free:  1-800-265-3005
Fax: (519) 881-4324

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Bruce County offers $45,000 for Community Based Initiatives 

Bruce County – “$45,000 is available in 2017 for specific community-based projects that serve to improve the quality of life of residents of Bruce County”, announces Warden Mitch Twolan. 

Community-based initiatives must:

  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to strengthen the community’s capacity to be responsive to the changing needs of residents 
  • contribute to the advancement of human service goals and priorities 
  • complementing the core services of the Social Services & Housing Department 
  • identify projects as single or multi-year projects – however - funding is approved and confirmed during the annual budget process. 

CAO Kelley Coulter explains that: “The Strategic Community Initiatives Fund allows Bruce County, to support local initiatives that achieve our strategic goals and benefit Bruce County residents” 

Interested organizations wishing to apply are encouraged to submit a proposal for consideration (3-page limit) by April 28, 2017

Please review the following documents for additional details.


For more information, contact: 
Christine MacDonald, Director
Bruce County Social Services & Housing Department
519-881-0431 ext 305