The HBHC program is a prevention/intervention plan for Aboriginal families with children primarily focusing on those six and under. The focus of this program is parenting preparation, prenatal care, post natal care, and early childhood development. The goal of this program is to assist families through home visiting, service coordination, and referrals until the child reaches 6 years of age.
Examples of programs/ services offered through this program include:
Home visiting for parents with children aged 0-6
Nutrition, Pre-School Nutrition
Child Car Safety, Home Safety, FIRE Safety, FASD, Sun Safety, Halloween Safety and School Bus Safety
Earth day, Nature Hike, Other Recreational Activities
Mom & Tot Programming
Our Healthy Babies Worker/Community Care Worker, is also responsible for the development and implementation of programming services for the families with children pre-natal and post-natal to 6 years of age.
For more information about the program please click here.
Jennifer Mills, Healthy Babies Worker/Community Care Worker
Tel: 705-842-2670 ext. 224
Christine McEwan, Community Health Nurse
Tel: 705-842-2670 ext. 228
Canadian Pre-Natal Nutrition Program
The goal of the Canadian Pre-Natal Nutrition Program is to improve the nutritional health of mothers and infants. This is done through these core elements: Nutrition, screening, counseling, maternal nourishment, and breastfeeding support education. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please contact the Community Health Nurse to find out how you can access this program.