Northwestern Health Unit

Site: Kenora - City View Location

Service: Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development 
  • Offers group and individual prenatal classes on an as needed basis  
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy  
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)  
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Free milk coupons  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility
  • Parents and/or guardians with children preconception to 6 years of age 
  • Pre-natal and/or post-partum women
 
Milk Coupons
 
Breastfeeding and/or pregnant women in need
Application Milk Coupons
 
Requires verbal interview with Public Health Nurse to determine need; limit of 5 litres per week
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3147
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-4377
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Fax 807-468-4934
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
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 Healthy Babies Healthy Children
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)