Prenatal Nutrition Programs.
Prenatal Nutrition Programs provide nutrition and vitamin supplements at no cost, and may include support during pregnancy, birth, breast-feeding and parenting.
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Aboriginal Prenatal and Nutritional Program
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Phone: 905-548-9593
Contact: Tanya Jacobs, Prenatal/Nutrition Coordinator
Website: www.hric.ca/
Address: 34 Ottawa St N, Hamilton, ON, L8H 3Y7
Hours: Admin: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Summer Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Everlasting Bond Thu 10 am-2 pm Prenatal Classes: Tue 1 pm- 4 pm
Cost: None;
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women who are willing to learn through native styles or families.
How to apply:
Prenatal education classes, designed to enhance native education and fetal outcome. Program is offered in small groups and individual sessions, stressing traditional native birthing methods, as well as the current medical methods.
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Prenatal Nutrition Program
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara - Hamilton
Phone: 905-528-0163 ext 3233
Contact: Melanie Morrison,
Website: www.cschn.ca
Address: 1320 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON, L8H 2W1
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Services for french speaking mothers of babies up to nine months old
How to apply:
Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program for women and their families offers one-on-one support to mothers who are either pregnant or have babies. Participants receiving prenatal individual courses learn about healthy pregnancy, breastfeeding counselling, healthy eating, labour information and infant feeding. Food vouchers, bus tickets and vitamin supplements are available to low income mothers in need.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x1585 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre, 150 Violet Dr, Hamilton, ON, L8E 6B4
Hours: Wed 1pm-3pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby, EarlyON Child and Family Centre Ellis Ave Location
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x1968 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, 45 Ellis Ave, Hamilton, ON, L8H 4L8
Hours: Thu 9:30am-11:30am
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext 7854 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: 735 King St E Floor 1A, Hamilton, ON, L8M 1A1
Hours: Tue 9:30am-11:30am
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-523-6611 x3047 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Compass Community Health, 438 Hughson St N, Hamilton, ON, L8L 4N5
Hours: Thu 12:30pm-2:30pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six
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Welcome Baby, Church of the Ascension Location
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x7854 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: Church of Ascension, enter at red door, 258 John St S, Hamilton, ON, L8N 2C1
Hours: Thu 12:30pm-2:30pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 x3706 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: 310 Limeridge Rd W Unit 10, Hamilton, ON, L9C 2V2
Hours: Tue 12:30pm-2:30pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.
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Welcome Baby
Public Health Services
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext 1577 * Health Connections 905-546-3550
Contact: Jennifer Yates, Coordinator
Address: EarlyON Child and Family Centre - Main West, 1900 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2V6
Hours: Wed 1 pm-3pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Pregnant women (participation in the program can continue until the baby is 6 months old). A participant can only be registered in one CPNP funded program.
How to apply: Register at the group the first time you attend.
Free weekly groups for women during pregnancy and until their babies are 6 months of age to learn about healthy eating, prenatal care, breastfeeding and caring for your baby with a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian. Prepare and enjoy a snack. Grocery gift cards and bus tickets provided. Free childcare during the program is available for children under the age of six.