A NEW child care resource centre has been opened by the Social Welfare Department. The Child Care Service Resource Centre is open to registered child care staff, child care service personnel, child care training personnel as well as approved child care training course students. The centre is located on the 23rd floor of Southorn Centre in Wan Chai. It is open from 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays and from 9 to noon on Saturdays. Services include on-the-spot study and loan of reference materials; preview and loan of audio-visual materials; displays of teaching aids and activity projects; and Cantonese-dubbed versions of foreign video programmes. The resource centre has more than 1,000 items of reference material including books, periodicals, reports, newsletters, pamphlets and newspaper clippings. For details, telephone the centre on 2835 2712.