The Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program provides support, encouragement and resources to individuals and families with children ages 0-6 years.
The Program funds activities that support early intervention strategies to address the learning and developmental needs of young children living in First Nations communities. The goal is to support early child development strategies.
Programming is centered around six components: education; health promotion; culture and language; nutrition; social support; and parental/family involvement.
Parents, guardians and other family members are the most important teachers in a child’s life. It helps parents and other caregivers learn and improve skills that contribute to healthy child development. It also works with families to help strengthen family relationships.
The Program encourages parents, families and community members to play an important role in running the Program. The Program also builds relationships with other community programs and services so that children get the best care.
This interactive program is offered through the Early Years Center located at 601 Gabode Drive. The Community Health Nurse also plays a vital role in the Early Years Centre supporting children and their families.
For more information please contact the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Worker by phone at 705-692-1606.
There is a HBHC Facebook Group, please reach out to be added to the group.