Middlesex-London Health Unit

Site: Family Health Services

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Record #: LON3810 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 21 Jul 2014
Contact Information
Office PhoneHealth Connection: 519-850-2280
Fax519-663-9581
E-Mailhealth@mlhu.on.ca
Websitewww.healthunit.com/healthy-families
Description and Service Details
DescriptionProvides public health programs and services and advocacy for parents and families during all stages of life, including preconception, pregnancy, families with infants, and children 0-4 years, school-age children and young adults

Services include direct counselling and support, home visits, classes and group sessions and telephone support * promotion of healthy public policy and advocacy related to poverty, literacy, chronic disease prevention, injury prevention and healthy communities * services also provided to health care providers, educators, licensed child care centres, Ontario Early Years Centres, family centres and local Boards of Education

Developmental Screening Clinics - Answers questions about child development from birth to 3 years

Family Health Clinic - Nurse Practitioner-led clinic * screening for health problems, prenatal care, well baby/child checkups, vaccines/shots, treatment of common illnesses, and referrals to specialists

Health Connection - Telephone Counselling - Direct telephone line to Public Health Nurses

Healthy Babies Healthy Children - Home visiting program

Prenatal Education Programs - Classes for pregnant women and their support

Smart Start for Babies - Prenatal nutrition and support program for pregnant women and teens and their partner or support person

Services and Programs:
  • Blind Low Vision Early Intervention Program
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Infant Hearing Program - Southwest Region
  • iParent
  • Let's Grow Free Parenting E-Newsletter
  • Parenting Groups and Classes
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • tykeTALK (Thames Valley Preschool Speech and Language Program)
  • Well Baby/Child and Breastfeeding Clinics
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedLondon ; Middlesex County
BoundariesLondon and Middlesex * selected services to Thames Valley and Southwestern Ontario
EligibilityFamilies * varies per program
ApplicationNo referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Feesfee for some prenatal classes which can be waived
Agency Information
Established1972
Primary ExecutiveDiane Bewick, Director of Family Health Services
FundingMunicipal - London ; Private ; Provincial - MHLTC ; Regional - Middlesex County
Site Information
Site LocationCentral London with satellite office in Strathroy
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
50 King St
London, ON N6A 5L7
IntersectionRidout St and King St
AccessibilityFully Accessible