Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Vitamin supplements, milk and food vouchers are only available to women enrolled in the program 
  • Services are provided by a Registered Dietitian who travels to the community
 
Main Office: Timmins
Description (Service)
  • Offers nutritional counselling monthly with a dietitian 
  • Teaches healthy eating habits for both mother and infant 
  • Teaches mothers how to breastfeed and offers related support and information 
  • Offers participants milk and food vouchers as well as vitamin supplements
Hours Office Hours: Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Program Hours: Vary, call to determine when the Registered Dietitian will be at this location
Areas Served Matheson
Eligibility Must have a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card
 
Pregnant women: 
  • living on a low income 
  • living in social isolation with limited access to services 
  • living in difficult life circumstances such as violence 
  • who smoke, drink alcohol or use harmful substances
Application Contact office to enroll in the program
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2954
Fax 705-273-2552
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Site Location Bingham Memorial Hospital
Located In Community Matheson
Address 507 Eighth Ave
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Intersection Eighth Ave and 2nd St
Mailing Address PO Box 490 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared