Description & Services
Public Comments Main office: Timmins
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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm Jul-Aug
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility Parents with children who are not yet in school
Application Contact office to speak with a public health nurse
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-272-3394
Fax 705-272-4996
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Site Location Minto Centre
Located In Community Cochrane
Address Minto Centre
233 8th St
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
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Intersection 8th St and 9th Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 550 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared