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Organization: Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa - Constellation Dr - Ottawa Public Health - Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
Phone Numbers: Ottawa Public Health Information Line 613-580-6744
Toll-Free: 1-866-426-8885
Teletype: 613-580-9656
After Hours: 3-1-1 * 613-580-2400
Fax: 613-580-9646
Email: healthsante@ottawa.ca
Website: www.ottawa.ca
Address:
100 Constellation Dr
Ottawa, ON
K2G 6J8
Intersection: Centrepointe Dr and Baseline Rd
Accessibility:     Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Fully Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Isra Levy - Medical Officer of Heatlh
613-580-6744 ext 23681
Vera Etches - Associate Medical Officer of Heatlh
613-580-6744 ext 23675
Contacts: Denise Hébert - Program Manager
613-580-6744 ext 23692 * denise.hebert@ottawa.ca
Service Description: An early prevention and intervention program for children prenatal to transition to school. This home visiting program is designed to improve the well-being and potential of children and their families.

Available to help during pregnancies, after the baby is born and at any time as the child grows up to the age of 6 years.

After the birth of the baby, a Public Health Nurse will call to answer any questions the client may have. She may also arrange a time to visit the client and baby at home as needed.

Public Health Nurses and Family Visitors may continue to visit as the child grows to provide information, support and teaching. The program also offers counselling, referrals to community resources; and ongoing parenting guidance related to health issues such as postpartum depression, breastfeeding, nutrition and child development.
Fees: None
Application: Call to apply for services.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Pregnant women and parents of young children from birth to school entry.
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Ottawa (City of)
See Also: Breastfeeding
Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on 2/11/2014

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