Ottawa. City Operations

Site: Ottawa - Constellation Dr

Service: Ottawa Public Health - Healthy Growth and Develpment - Home Visiting Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone Ottawa Public Health Information Line 613-580-6744
Toll Free Phone 1-866-426-8885
After Hours Phone 3-1-1 ; 613-580-2400
TTY Phone 613-580-9656
Fax 613-580-9646
Primary Executive Marie-Claude Turcotte, Program Manager; Phone: 613-580-6744 ext 24283; Email:
Alternate Executive Esther Moghadam, Director Health Promotion Service Area; Phone: 613-580-6744 ext 23789; Email:
Address & Map
100 Constellation Dr
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Home-visiting program offered to expectant mothers, and families with children from birth to their transition to school, who need more support. Visits are provided by public health nurses, a social worker and family visitors. The program offers health teaching, counseling, ongoing parenting guidance and referrals to community resources. 
The program can help parents learn about: 
* having a healthy pregnancy and birth 
* connecting with their baby 
* how children grow and develop as well as what the parent can do to help 
* breastfeeding, food and healthy nutrition 
* being a parent 
* taking care of themselves and their family 
* accessing supports to cope with mental health issues and other family challenges 
* other services available in their community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Pregnant women and parents of young children from birth to their transition to school
Application Call to apply for services
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - available to our clients
Fees None
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Legal Status (10) Local Government
Established New City of Ottawa: 2000
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services * Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Ministry of Health Promotion
Date Updated 21 Aug 2019
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education ; Early Childhood Family Centres ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ High Risk Infants/Children ; Family Life Education ; Perinatal/Postpartum Depression Counselling ~ Parents ; Public Health Nursing ~ Outreach Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Developmental Issues

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