Peterborough Public Health

Site: Peterborough - King St

Service: Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Description (Service) Home visiting program provides free support, information and education for pregnant women and families with children from birth to school entry. 
Services include:  
* prenatal education and help for pregnant women to get ready for their new baby 
* telephone call to all new mothers from a public health nurse after mother's discharge from hospital 
* if needed, a follow-up home visit from a public health nurse to answer questions about breastfeeding, taking care of baby, being a parent, postpartum mood disorders, childhood growth and development and community programs 
* ongoing home visiting from a public health nurse and family home visitor to families who could benefit from additional support
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of) ; City and County
Eligibility Pregnant women and parents of children from birth to entry to school
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Jackson Square
185 King St
Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8
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Intersection George St and King St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-1000
Fax 705-741-4261
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Primary Contact Dawn Hanes, Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Anita Watts, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Dr Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health

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