Middlesex-London Health Unit

Site: Family Health Services

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Record #: LON3810 Last Modified: 08 May 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
Description (Service)Provides 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
  • Car Seat Clinics
  • 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 8:30am-4:30pm
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 LocationLondon
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
50 King St
London, ON N6A 5L7
IntersectionRidout St N and King St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Topics
Service CategoriesBreastfeeding Support Programs ; Child Development Classes ; Neonatal Care ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Health Issues ; Wellness Programs