Better Beginnings Better Futures

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Service: Baby's Breath Teen Prenatal and Parenting Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Prenatal/Parenting at Rayside Balfour Youth Centre in Chelmsford every Mon (except holidays) from 4 pm-6 pm
Description (Service) Supports teenagers who are pregnant or parenting 
  • Provides teen-specific prenatal and parenting education and resources within the community 
  • Provides classes where teen mothers/parents meet with peers to discuss parenting issues before and after the baby's birth 
  • Offers a nutritious meal to participants at each session 
  • Focus is to strengthen the abilities of parents and families to respond effectively to the needs of their children 
  • Accepts donations of new and gently used baby clothing and gear as well as financial support
 
Activities and session topics can include but are not limited to: 
  • Access to clothing, food and other personal items for moms and babies 
  • Bus tickets to attend all programs and prenatal medical appointments 
  • Child growth and development 
  • Cooking Club 
  • Fetal growth and development 
  • Parenting groups, workshops, and courses 
  • Playgroups within the program 
  • Teen pregnancy classes
Hours Prenatal Classes Mon 4 pm-6 pm 
Parenting Group Tue 5 pm-7:30 pm
Areas Served Greater Sudbury ; Donovan/Flour Mill area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Women who are pregnant or parenting, their partners and support persons
Application Call to make an intake appointment
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-671-1941
Fax 705-671-1782
Website www.betterbeginningssudbury.ca
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Primary Contact Johanne Thompson, Program Manager; Phone: 705-671-1941 ext 229; Email: johannet@betterbeginningssudbury.ca
Primary Executive Carole Dodge, Executive Director; Email: caroled@betterbeginningssudbury.ca
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 450 Morin Ave
Sudbury, ON P3C 5H6
 
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2004
Funding Regional / Municipal - Sudbury Food Bank ; United Way - United Way of Sudbury and Nipissing Districts