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 is located in 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 Kapuskasing
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 705-335-6101
Fax 705-337-1895
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Located In Community Kapuskasing
Address 4 Ash St
Kapuskasing, ON P5N 2C8
 
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Intersection Ash St and Brunetville Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared