Grey Bruce Public Health

Service: Family Health Programs

Record #: GRE0247
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2024


Description (Service) Provides information, resources, and support services to help families maintain and improve healthy lifestyles Services include:
  • Family planning - preconception, pregnancy, prenatal information, breastfeeding, feeding difficulties, reproductive health, child health, healthy babies, toddler and preschool development
  • Online prenatal education
  • Parenting education
  • Immunization - vaccinations and information for all recommended immunizations for adults and children
  • Injury prevention - primarily related to alcohol and drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs; prevention of domestic violence
  • Sun protection and skin cancer prevention
Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
Home visiting program for families with children up to school entry age. Public health nurses and parent support workers provide support, information, and referrals to other community resources.

Topics include:
  • caring for a new baby
  • feeding and nutrition
  • growth and development
Discipline Breastfeeding resources available online include:
  • information for new parents outlining the benefits of and tips for breastfeeding
  • also offers toolkits for businesses to promote a supportive environment for nursing mothers. Includes tips for staff members to make a mother feel more comfortable about breastfeeding in public, suggestions on dealing with complaining customers and window stickers to let people know that women are welcomed to breastfeed inside

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Varies by program.
Application Call
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
101 17th St E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 0A5
Intersection 2nd Ave E and 17th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-9420
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3456
Fax 519-376-0605, Admin ; 519-376-7782, Vaccines
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Terra Luscombe, Interim Program Manager - Healthy Babies Healthy Children; Phone: ext 1460; Email:
Mailing Address 101 17th St E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 0A5

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