Halton. Halton Region Public Health

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: HaltonParents/Family Health Information Line

Record #: OAK3351
Last Full Update: 27 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
E-Mail haltonparents@halton.ca
Website https://www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Children-and-Parenting
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, WordPress WordPress
Primary Contact Jennifer Hedges, Manager, Environmental Health

Agency Information

Funding Regional / Municipal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The HaltonParents/Family Health Information team are a group of Public Health Nurses with pregnancy and parenting expertise in areas such as:

  • breastfeeding / nutrition
  • parenting advice 
  • postpartum blues and depression
  • infant/child development 
  • child and youth health 
  • mental health concerns (parents and children)
  • alcohol or drug use
  • teen behaviour and communication 

Public Health Nurses:

  • provide access to comprehensive, research-based information, support and counselling for families
  • facilitate linkages and referrals to Halton Region programs, services and local community resources
  • offer information, education and support via telephone, email and social media

HaltonParents Blog 

  • a place where you can find reliable information and support to help you along your parenting journey
  • bloggers include public health nurses and dieticians
  • view the HaltonParents blog

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions

No application required

Languages English ; Interpretation provided through language line as required
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd W
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Public Health
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Perinatal / Pregnancy / Postnatal ; Postnatal / Pregnancy
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Medical Information Services ~ Parents ; Parent Support Groups ; Public Health Nursing ~ Parenting Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Parenting Issues

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