IMPORTANT NOTE: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please contact agenices or programs listed on this page prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on their services (eg. wait times, hours of operation etc…).

Niagara (Region of). Public Health

Site: Thorold - Main Office

Service: Baby and Parenting Classes and Supports

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-684-7555
Toll Free Phone 1-888-505-6074 ext 7555
E-Mail parents@niagararegion.ca
Website niagararegion.ca/parents
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
Campbell East
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON L2V 4T7
 
View Google Map
Intersection Sir Isaac Brock Way and Merrittville Hwy
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Free clinics, classes and groups on different topics throughout pregnancy and parenthood. Parents, caregivers and support people are welcome. Clients may register for more than one service at a time. 
 
Baby Talk Classes: Meet weekly with a group of parents, their babies (0 to six months) and a public health nurse for four weeks. Have your questions answered and discuss infant health and development topics. 
 
Baby Sleep Classes: Parents and caregivers will learn tips on healthy sleep for their babies six to 12 months old. The class is led by a public health nurse. 
 
Positive Parenting Program (Triple P): Classes offered for parents with children 0-12 years and 12-17 years. Learn skills on how to work on relationships with your children or preteens and teenagers and manage behaviour issues. Classes are delivered in a group setting by a public health nurse.  
 
Breastfeeding Clinics: Book a one-on-one appointment with a public health nurse who has expertise in breastfeeding support. Get help with issues related to pain, latch and low milk supply, or other challenges you may be facing. 
 
Car Seat Classes: Available throughout the year to teach parents and caregivers how to safely install and use their own child car seats. Each class is 60 minutes long. Sessions are offered by community partners, and cover all types of seats, including rear-facing, forward-facing and booster, for children of all ages. 
 
Parents can also chat online with a public health nurse. See website to access online chat.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:45 am-4:15 pm 
Classes vary
Eligibility No restrictions for most programs. Positive Parenting Program -- parents must have custody or meaningful access (16 hours/week) to their children.
Application Register online or call for information. For the Positive Parenting Program, families involved with Family and Children’s Services (FACS) must contact their worker to register.
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Traffic Safety Education/Inspections ~ Parents

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service