Peterborough Public Health

Site: Peterborough - King St

Service: Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Record #: PET0848
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Apr 2024


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)
Eligibility Pregnant women and parents of children from birth to entry to school
Application Visit website for more information. To self refer Click Here
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Jackson Square, 185 King St
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 2R8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-743-1000
Fax 705-741-4261
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Krista Ward, Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Nathalie McLaughlin, Administrative Assistant
Mailing Address Jackson Square, 185 King St 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 2R8

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