Public Health, Pregnancy Programs, Teen Programs
|Social Media||Website: www.peelregion.ca/health/family-health/during-pregnancy/teen-pregnancy/index.htm|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Peel Health offers free prenatal classes for pregnant teens and young women including: |
PRENATAL CLASSES FOR PREGNANT TEENS
Free prenatal education classes for pregnant teens and young women. Topics covered include: pregnancy and childbirth; caring for you and your baby; community resources and services. Offered at various locations. To register call 905-799 7700
TEEN PRENATAL SUPPER CLUB
A program for pregnant young women. Come for prenatal classes, supper and learn to stay healthy during pregnancy; cope with labour and delivery; learn to care for your newborn; learn to cook easy meals; meet other new moms over dinner; talk with Public Health Nurses and other health care professionals.
Prenatal Supper Clubs are operated by Best Start Health Coalition in Peel and are supported, in part, by Peel Public Health.
Offered at the following locations:
Brampton North Early Years Centre
57 Mill St N
(Queen St W & Mill St)
Wednesdays 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Peel Public Health Clinic, Fairview
Parkways West Plaza
325 Central Pkwy.W.,Unit 21
Lancaster Early Years Hub
7425 Netherwood Road
Wednesdays 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
TEEN EDUCATION AND MOTHERHOOD PROGRAM (TEAM)
These programs are offered though the Peel District School Board. A Public Health Nurse participates in each program weekly. TEAM Brampton and Mississauga offers: Secondary School Programs for students (up to 21yrs); Childcare available for all sites; Resources:YMCA, School social worker, Public Health Nurse Supports & Community links.
To register, contact the following schools:
Peel Alternative School North-Brampton 905-455-1225
Peel Alternative School South-Mississauaga 905-278-3396
Peel Alternative School West-Mississauga 905-363-0154
PEEL YOUNG PARENT'S RESOURCE GROUP (PYPRG)
An organized group of Community partners in the Region of Peel who have come together to discuss ways of enhancing the quality of life for pregnant and parenting teens. This group welcomes pregnant and parenting teens and those who work with and support young mothers in Peel.
Meets the last Thu of every month; for further information about PYMRG and meeting times call 905-791-7800 ext 7557
Community Partners for PYMRG include:
Region of Peel Housing; Birthright- Brampton/Mississauga; Region of Peel, Children's Services; Brampton Life Centre; Mississauga Life Centre; Region of Peel Ontario Works; Children's Aid Society; Trillium Health Centre; Credit Valley Hospital; Peel District School Board; Peel Public Health; Vita Manor; Ontario Early Years Centre; Catholic Family Services; Family Services of Peel; Affinity Women's Program; Mississauga Community Legal Services; Young mothers living in Peel.
|Areas Served||Peel Region|
|Mailing Address||44 Peel Centre Dr, 3rd Flr |
Brampton, ON L6T 4B5
|Office Phone||Health Line Peel 905-799-7700|
|Primary Contact||Janice Creelman, Prenatal Clerk|
|Service Level||(20) Regional Government|
|Subjects||Childbirth ; Health education ; Infants ; Parenting support ; Parents ; Pregnancy ; Prenatal care ; Regional government ; Teen mothers ; Young adults ; Youth|