Hamilton. Public Health Services
Healthy Families, Healthy and Safe Communities Department, Nurse-Family Partnership Program

Due to the COVID-19 virus, this facility has been temporarily closed.

An intensive, evidence-based prenatal and infancy home visitation program for young, first time parents. This voluntary, free service is provided by public health nurses, beginning early in pregnancy (before 28 weeks gestation), and continuing until the child's second birthday. Goals include improving pregnancy outcomes, improving child health and development, and improving parents' self-sufficiency. Nurses provide support and education on health, child development, parenting issues, life goals and access to community resources.

Public health nurses are available to visit agencies and organizations, to further explain the program and the referral process.

Robert Thomson Bldg
110 King St W
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4V3
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext 6605

Eligibility

Age 21 years and younger; First time mothers * Less than 28 weeks gestation

Application

Call Health Connections at 905-546-3550 for referral information or fax referral

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English; Interpretive Services

Primary Contact Person

Dianne Busser, Supervisor

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of);

Agency Type

Local Government