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  • Police Recruit Constable applications now being accepted

    Recruit Police Constable

    The Owen Sound Police Service is recruiting for the position of Police Constable. Applications from non-experienced applicants are currently being accepted.

    All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for a police officer as identified in the Ontario Police Services Act. In addition, candidates must possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence (Class G or higher) and have no criminal convictions. Being certified in standard First Aid and CPR (Level “C”) is preferable.  

    Applicants must have completed phase 1 of the OACP Constable Selection System.  More information on this process can be found at   Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request, in relation to materials or processes to be used throughout the hiring process.

    The successful candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background check as well as physical and psychological assessments.


Health Services


Grey Bruce Health Services (Hospitals)

Grey Bruce Health Services operate six hospitals in the Grey Bruce region. The hospital in Owen Sound, located at 1800 8th Street East, Phone: (519) 376-2121 is the largest of the sites, and offers a full range of specialty services for residents across the region, including complex surgeries, total joint replacements, cancer surgeries, MRI and CT scan services and more. The rural hospitals in Lion's Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton offer a wide range of primary and ambulatory care services and all have 24/7 emergency departments.



Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

The CMHA’s mission is to provide programs and services that support the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental disorders and to enhance, maintain, and promote the mental and emotional health of all individuals in Grey and Bruce Counties.


IN CRISIS?  Call the Mental Health Crisis Line of Grey Bruce 24/7 at 1-877-470-5200

If this is an emergency, dial 9-1-1


Crisis Intervention Team

The Crisis Intervention Team is available at no cost 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to help individuals and families who are in crisis or experiencing an emergency.  Crisis workers work out of the Emergency Room of the Owen Sound site of Grey Bruce Health Services.  The crisis worker is not in the hospital between 10 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.

A crisis worker will talk things over with you and together, with you and a doctor, decide which types of treatment would be helpful for your problems.  Your problems are private and confidential. When necessary, the crisis worker can make referrals to other agencies or services to help you receive the assistance you require.


If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency right now, go to your nearest emergency room or call police.


Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT Team)

The Assertive Community Treatment Team is a team of mental health professionals who provide services aimed at treatment, rehabilitation and support for people (16 years and over) living in the community with serious mental illness.

Their services are geared to those people who have complex needs related to severe and persistent mental illness and who are frequent users of mental health and community services. Referrals to the ACT Team can be made by clients, family members, physicians and community agencies.  Services are available at no cost seven days a week, 365 days a year.  If you would like to learn more about the ACT Team give them a call at (519) 376-2121 ext. 2386



Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Centre

This service includes a team of nurses and social workers who are trained in providing emotional support, medical care and counseling for victims of recent sexual assault, adult survivors of sexual abuse and survivors of partner abuse. A team of nurses is available 24-7 to provide emergency care.  Anyone needing assistance can call for service. No referral is necessary.

Phone:  519-376-2121 ext. 2458