Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit

Site: Chatham - Grand Ave

Service: Chatham-Kent Breastfeeding Coalition

Contact Information
Office Phone Karen Nielsen 519-352-7270 ext. 2424 
Robin Rideout 519-352-6400 ext 5110
Toll Free Phone 1-866-251-7270
Fax 519-352-2166
E-Mail karenn@chatham-kent.ca
Primary Contact Karen Nielsen, Public Health Nurse, Lactation Consultant, Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit; Phone: 519-352-7270 ext 2424; Email: karenn@chatham-kent.ca
Alternate Contact Robin Rideout, Public Health Nurse, Lactation Consultant, Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit; Phone: 519-352-6400 ext 5110; Email: robinr@chatham-kent.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Chatham-Kent Breastfeeding Coalition has members from the health unit, hospital, community agencies, and community members. 
Our Mission: To promote, educate, advocate, support and normalize breastfeeding for all families. 
 
Our Vision: Breastfeeding is a normal part of everyday life 
 
Our Values: Respect, Teamwork, Ongoing Education, Community Involvement, Action 
 
For Chatham-Kent Breastfeeding Services contact: 
 
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit at 519-352-7270 Ext. 2903 
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at 519-352-6401 ext. 6614 
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Meetings We meet 4 -5 times per year. Call for meeting dates
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Breastfeeding families and advocates in Chatham-Kent. 
This is a coalition. All people interested in joining our group are welcome to call the office number and ask for Karen Nielsen
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French ; German - Low German
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1998
Funding Provincial ; Provincial (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
435 Grand Ave W, 2nd Flr
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
 
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Grand Ave W and Court House Lane
Mailing Address c/o Karen Nielsen 
PO Box 1136 
435 Grand W 
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Topics
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs
Other Details
Print Material Handbook; Pamphlets: Informational CD