Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy
Program participants are provided with:
  • Follow up via telephone after discharge from hospital
  • Home visits pre birth to prepare family for new arrival
  • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Family Home Visitors
  • Provides information on different topics related to parenting and growth and development as requested by parents
  • Provides educational activities for children during visits
Note: Home visitors are mothers who want to help other parents.

Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane ; Hearst ; Hornepayne ; Iroquois Falls ; Kapuskasing ; Matheson ; Moosonee ; Smooth Rock Falls ; Timmins
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
Parents of children 0 to transition to school
Application Contact office to speak with a public health nurse
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-267-1181
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-1818
Fax 705-267-1933
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Located In Community Timmins
Address 169 Pine St S
Timmins, ON P4N 8B7
 
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Intersection Pine St and First St
Mailing Address Bag 2012 
169 Pine St S 
Timmins, ON P4N 8B7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared