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 6 years. 
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 6 years
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 Patti Fitzgerald, Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Anita Watts, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Dr Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health

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