Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides information, support and workshops that address child and youth development 
  • Focuses on emotional, nutritional, physical and social well-being 
  • Works with various committees and coalitions addressing child health issues 
  • Promotes importance of breastfeeding for first 6 months 
  • Provides information and support on topics related to breastfeeding 
  • Provides breastfeeding mentors through mothers who have successfully breastfed  
  • Produces and distributes newsletter about child health issues
 
Public health nurses can provide information on topics including: 
  • Healthy eating 
  • Home safety 
  • Interacting with your child 
  • Involving fathers in child rearing 
  • Parenting 
  • Picky eaters 
  • Sleep 
  • Temper tantrums 
  • Toilet training
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility
  • Families and/or caregivers with children 
  • Preconception up to 6 years of age 
  • Prenatal and postpartum women
Application Call to book appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3147
Toll Free Phone 1-800-830-5978
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Fax 807-468-4970
Website www.nwhu.on.ca
Primary Contact Program Assistant; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3269
Alternate Contact Family Health Manager; Phone: 807-274-9827 ext 3651; Fax: 807-274-0779
Primary Executive Mark Perrault, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3260; Fax: 807-468-4970
Located In Community Kenora
Address 210 First St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2K4
 
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Intersection First St N and Matheson St S
Mailing Address c/o Child Health Program
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)