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 within 48 hours of 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 
Seeing is Believing 
  • Arranges for family home visitors who videotape families and children having fun 
  • Reviews tape with families to show parents the world from the child's perspective and to show how parents and children interact with each other
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Hearst
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 705-362-4854
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