Healthy Babies, Healthy Children (HBHC)

A free home visiting program for families, from pregnancy until the child goes to school. 

  • Service in the language you speak
  • We are here to answer your questions about pregnancy and parenting; call us at: 613-580-6744.
If you are a parent
  • We can offer support and answer your questions about such things as parenting, feeding, safety, and growth and development
  • As your child grows, we can help by:
    • Providing information about different programs in your community
    • Connecting you and your family to resources
    • Based on your needs and goals, your family may benefit from home visits from a Public Health Nurse, Social Worker and Family Visitor.

You can also speak with a Public Health Nurse:

If you work in the community
  • We accept referrals for families from pregnancy until the child goes to school
  • HBHC is a voluntary program, the family has to be aware and consent to the referral
  • We offer support and answer to client's questions about such things as parenting, feeding, safety, and growth and development
  • After assessment, and based on needs and goals identified with the family, we will offer home visiting by a Public Health Nurse and as needed involve our Social Worker or  Family Visitor.
  • Referrals can be done by calling Ottawa Public Health:
    • Call 613-580-6744 and speak to a Public Health Nurse

 

 

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