Timiskaming Health Unit

Site: New Liskeard - 247 Whitewood Ave

Service: Healthy Beginnings Clinic

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Improves access to early and regular prenatal and postnatal care for families without a primary care provider 
  • Promotes positive maternal, pregnancy and infant health outcomes through health promotion and the early identification and treatment of health concerns
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses (ear infections, rashes) for mothers and their children 
  • Consultation with a physician for complex care situations 
  • Counselling and teaching about pregnancy choices and birth control options 
  • Early prenatal care and referral to an obstetrical physician in later pregnancy 
  • Healthy lifestyle promotion and education 
  • Maternal and infant postnatal care 
  • Maternal and child screening for potential health concerns (Pap tests, breast exam, etc.) 
  • Preconception counselling and pregnancy planning 
  • Referrals to specialists, other community agencies and supportive services 
  • Well baby and well child examinations
Hours Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-4 pm by appointment only
Areas Served Timiskaming District
Eligibility
  • Women planning pregnancy, pregnant women, new mothers and their infants or children up to 6 years of age who do not have a primary care provider or find it difficult to access their care provider 
  • Women for whom barriers exist for cervical screening (Pap tests) or breast screening may also access the clinic
Application
  • Self referral, or referral from a physician, other health care professional or community agency 
  • Call for an appointment
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-647-4305
Toll Free Phone 1-866-747-4305
Fax 705-647-5779
Website www.timiskaminghu.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Located In Community New Liskeard
Address 247 Whitewood Ave, Unit 43
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
 
View Google Map
Intersection Whitewood Ave and Edith St
Mailing Address PO Box 1090 
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1938
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)