Contact Information
Office Phone Health Connection: 519-663-5317 ext 2280
Fax 519-663-9581
E-Mail health@mlhu.on.ca
Website www.healthunit.com/healthy-families
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides public health programs, services, information and support for parents and families before pregnancy, during pregnancy, after baby is born and until children start school

Services include information and support, home visits, assessment and screening, group sessions and telephone support * services also provided to health care providers, licensed child care centres, and community service providers * website with information and resources on many topics

Blind Low Vision Early Intervention Program - Specialized family-centred services for children who are diagnosed as being blind or having low vision

Breastfeeding Support - Variety of breastfeeding supports available

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

Infant Growth/Development and Breastfeeding Drop-ins - Public health nurses provide support and answer questions about breastfeeding, nutrition, safety, child development, community support, adjustment to parenthood, parenting, and more

Infant Hearing Program - Southwest Region - Hearing screening for all newborn infants in the hospital or in the community

Let's Grow Free Parenting E-Newsletter - Easy-to-read e-newsletter (12 issues in total) with information about important issues for parents and caregivers to know during the first 5½ years of a child's life

Parenting Groups and Classes - Variety of parenting groups and programs

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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served London ; Middlesex County
Boundaries London and Middlesex * selected services to Thames Valley and Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility Families * varies per program
Application No referral required * appointments or registration required for certain programs or classes
Languages English ; French
Fees fee for some prenatal classes which can be waived
Agency Information
Established 1972
Primary Executive Heather Lokko, Director of Healthy Start
Funding Municipal - London ; Private ; Provincial - MOHLTC ; Regional - Middlesex County
Site Information
Site Location London
Located In Community London
Address & Map
50 King St
London, ON N6A 5L7
Intersection Ridout St N and King St
Accessibility Fully Accessible

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