Timiskaming Health Unit

Site: New Liskeard - 247 Whitewood Ave

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: 
  • 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, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Timiskaming District
Eligibility Expectant families and those with children 6 years of age and younger
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
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
Primary Contact Healthy Babies Healthy Children Nurse
Located In Community New Liskeard
Address 247 Whitewood Ave, Unit 43
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
 
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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
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)