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Porcupine Health Unit

Healthy Babies Healthy Children, Matheson Branch

  • Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy
Program participants are provided with:
  • Follow up via telephone after discharge from hospital
  • Home visits pre birth to prepare family for new arrival
  • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Family Home Visitors
  • Provides information on different topics related to parenting and growth and development as requested by parents
  • Provides educational activities for children during visits
Note: Home visitors are mothers who want to help other parents.
Main office: Timmins
Hours of Operation
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm Jul-Aug
Parents with children who are not yet in school
Application Process
Contact office to speak with a public health nurse
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 27, 2019