COMMUNITY PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Healthy Babies Healthy Children – Supporting you and your child.
This program provides home visits by public health nurses and home visitors to expectant mothers and new parents who need more support and can benefit from the program.
North Bay – 705-474-1400 ext 2351
Parry Sound – 705-746-5801
MotherCare Nipissing – Weekly Nutritional Support Drop-in for Pregnant Women & New Mothers
WHO – for pregnant and new mothers up to two months after delivery
WHERE – Trinity United Church, 111 McIntyre Street East, North Bay, ON
WHEN – Wednesdays 9:30-11:00am
CONTACT – 705-472-0910
Healthy Bodies Clinic – Assists children and youth and their families to manage a healthy body weight, healthy lifestyle and healthy eating habits.
Feeding and Swallowing Clinic – Helping infants/children/youth having difficulty eating, poor weight gain and other areas of concern.
Patients of the Blue Sky Family can request referrals to see a Registered Dietitian for more nutrition education and support while taking part in these programs.
Contact One Kids Place at 1-866-626-9100 for more information about getting involved in these two programs.
Live in Sturgeon Falls? Contact Stéphanie for Nutrition related Programing in French and English at 705-753-0151 at the West Nipissing Community Health Centre.
Live off-reserve? Check out the health programs available in North Bay – North Bay Indian Friendship Centre.
Contact by phone at 705-472-2811
Are you a Nipissing First Nation Band Member? Contact Erika, the Community Nutritionist at the Lawrence Commanda Health Centre, for more information on nutrition services available to you: 705-753-3312 ext 2225.
Nutrition Programs include:
- Nutrition counselling for individuals or families
- Classes on various topics (such as label reading, prenatal, healthy eating for diabetes)
- Kids Can Cook with Confidence Level 1 and Level 2
- Community Kitchens/Cooking Workshops
- Good Food Box
- Diner’s Club (held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month for ages 55+)
Have Diabetes? The Diabetes Education Centre (DEC) has label-reading classes and a monthly peer support group.
Open referral, interested individuals are to contact the DEC directly to register for the scheduled sessions.
Contact the DEC at 705-472-6111