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 Hearst
Eligibility Must have a valid Ontario Health 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 705-362-4854
Fax 705-362-7462
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Site Location Hearst Medical Centre
Located In Community Hearst
Address 1403 Edward St
Hearst, ON P0L 1N0
 
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Intersection Edward St and 14th St
Mailing Address PO Box 2470 
Hearst, ON P0L 1N0
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared