Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

York Region Public Health Child and Family Health Division

About this BPSO:

York Region Public Health professionals deliver a range of programs and services to prevent disease, protect the health and safety of residents and promote healthy lifestyles and environments. The Child and Family Health division of York Region Public Health supports healthy child development from preconception to school transition. The division offers prenatal education, breastfeeding clinics and support, parenting education and resilience building, support for maternal mental health and home visits through the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program. Registered nurses offer confidential telephone support for expectant parents or families with babies or young children. This support includes provision of health information, access to programs and services, and community resource information. In addition, the division provides dental screening in elementary schools and public health dental clinics, for preventive or urgent treatment for children and youth including assistance to find a dentist and applying for help with the cost of children’s dental care.

North America