Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit

Site: Chatham - Grand Ave

Service: Chatham-Kent Breastfeeding Coalition

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Record #: CHK3572 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 08 Sep 2014
Contact Information
Office PhoneKaren Nielsen 519-352-7270 ext. 2424 
Robin Rideout 519-352-6400 ext 5110
Toll Free Phone1-866-251-7270
Primary ContactKaren Nielsen, Public Health Nurse, Lactation Consultant, Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit; Phone: 519-352-7270 ext 2424; Email:
Alternate ContactRobin Rideout, Public Health Nurse, Lactation Consultant, Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit; Phone: 519-352-6400 ext 5110; Email:
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 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
MeetingsWe meet 4 -5 times per year. Call for meeting dates
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityBreastfeeding 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
ApplicationCall for more information
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; German - Low German
Agency Information
FundingProvincial ; Provincial (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Site Information
Located In CommunityChatham
Address & Map
435 Grand Ave W, 2nd Flr
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionGrand Ave W and Court House Lane
Mailing Addressc/o Karen Nielsen 
PO Box 1136 
435 Grand W 
Chatham, ON N7M 5L8
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesBreastfeeding Support Programs
Other Details
Print MaterialHandbook; Pamphlets: Informational CD