New Brunswic. Public Health
Horizon Health Network- Réseau de Santé Horizon, Healthy Families- Healthy Babies Program.
|Record #: HDC4898||Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019||Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2019|
|Primary Contact||Kim Scott, Public Health Nurse - Program coordinator, Public Health; Phone: 506-778-6335 * 506-778-6102; Fax: 506-773-6611|
|Mailing Address||c/o Kim Scott
1780 Water Street St, Suite 300
Canada E1N 1B6
|Description & Services|
|Cross Reference||Early Childhood Initiatives (ECI) ; Healthy Families- Healthy Babies Program.|
|Description of service(s)||Healthy Families-Healthy Babies (HFHB) is a Public Health initiative, organized into two categories; universal and targeted services.
Universally, HFHB aims to create conditions that protect, promote and support breastfeeding, conduct newborn and infant screening, offer Healthy Toddler Assessment (HTA) to all 18-24 month old children residing in New Brunswick, and develop and distribute parenting resources.
For those who qualify for targeted services, HFHB offers prenatal and/or postnatal intensive home visiting, prenatal supplements (milk and vitamins) and a Postnatal financial benefit (funded by Department of Health and distributed by Department Social Development).
The goals of the HFHB program include: enhanced maternal health, enhanced fetal health and development, enhanced child health and development, increased commitment to healthy lifestyles by families, and use of available community/ social supports
|Hours||Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30|
|Dates Program is Offered||Ongoing|
|Areas Served||Northumberland County|
|Eligibility||There are no age restrictions for the prenatal program. We home visit eligible first time parents until the child is 24 months of age|
|Application||Contact area coordinator|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Site Location||Northumberland County|
|Located In Community||Northumberland County|
|Address & Map||Chatham Town Center|
|Service Level||(30) Provincial Government|
|Service Categories||General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; Postpartum Care ; Prenatal Care|