Peel Health Services Department

Public Health, Healthy Babies Healthy Children

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Description & Services
Description A prevention/early intervention initiative designed to give children (prenatal-6yrs) a better start in life. All Peel Region families with newborns receive a telephone call from a Public Health Nurse within 48hrs after discharge from the hospital. New parents receive advice and support to help them with the changes a new baby brings, and are offered a home visit by a Public Health Nurse. Families who are isolated and overburdened will have access to the Home Visiting Program, which offers the family the support of a Family Visitor and a Public Health Nurse. This program is offered throughout the Region of Peel.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under
Fees None
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Contact Information
Address & Map
7120 Hurontario Street, 6th Flr
Mississauga, ON L5M 2C2
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Intersection Derry Rd and Hurontario St
Mailing Address c/o Region of Peel - Health Services - Family Health (HBHC Program) 
PO Box 640 
7120 Hurontario Street 
Mississauga, ON L5M 2C2
Office Phone 905-799-7700
Fax 905-670-9772
Toll Free Phone Caledon Residents 905-584-2216 ext 7401
Primary Contact Administrative Assistant, Region of Peel - Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program; Phone: ext 7545
Primary Executive Debbie Chang, Manager, Region of Peel - Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program; Phone: ext 2623; Email:
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Service Level (20) Regional Government ; (30) Provincial Government
Subjects Parent and child programs ; Postnatal care

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