Algoma Public Health

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Community Programs

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides an array of programs directed at infants, children, youth, parents, adults, caregivers 
  • Assists individuals in their reproductive years who are making choices about future family life 
  • Prevents, identifies, assesses, and treats hearing loss to individuals of all ages, on a first come first served basis
 
Programs and Services: 
  • Community Alcohol and Drug Assessment 
  • Community Mental Health 
  • Dental Services 
  • Healthy Babies, Healthy Children 
  • Parent Child Services
 
Child Health 
  • Provides information, support and workshops for parents, childcare, health and social service providers 
  • Promotes and supports breastfeeding 
  • Supports parenting programs and provision of information
 
Infant Hearing Program 
  • Provides newborn babies a hearing screening prior to hospital discharge or at a community location if they are unable to access the screening in the hospital
 
Preschool Speech Language Services 
  • Assessment 
  • Intervention and/or therapy 
  • Monitoring 
  • Consultation 
  • Hanen Parent Programs 
  • Group education, in services, and information distribution
 
Reproductive Health Program 
Provides information on the following topics: 
  • Folic acid 
  • Nutrition and optimal weight gain in pregnancy 
  • Smoking cessation 
  • Physical activity 
  • Avoidance of alcohol and substance use 
  • Benefits of support systems 
  • Stress reduction 
  • Prenatal classes
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for details
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-4646
Toll Free Phone 1-866-892-0172
Fax 705-759-1534
Website www.algomapublichealth.com
Primary Contact Laurie Zeppa, Program Director, Algoma Public Health; Email: lzeppa@algomapublichealth.com
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 294 Willow Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A9
 
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Intersection Willow Ave and Malabar Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Public Health