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Niagara (Region of). Public Health

Site: Thorold - Main Office

Service: Infant and Child Development Services

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-684-7555
Toll Free Phone 1-888-505-6074 ext 7555
Fax 905-688-4999
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Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
Campbell East
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON L2V 4T7
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Intersection Sir Isaac Brock Way and Merrittville Hwy
Mailing Address PO Box 1052 
Station Main 
Thorold, ON L2V 0A2
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A free home visiting program for families with children experiencing or at risk for developmental delays. An Infant Development Therapist will work with participants and their families' to: 
* Assess children's development 
* Design learning activities to enhance children's skills (e.g. tummy time moves) 
* Demonstrate which toys promote child development 
* Link participants to community services and resources that will help their families 
* Support participants in setting learning goals for their children 
Parent participation is an essential part of this program. Positive interactions between parents and their children are fun and will help the child learn new skills. 
Parents can also chat online with a public health nurse. See website to access online chat.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:15 pm
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) and under 
* Children who may be developing more slowly than expected 
* Birth or medical problems 
* Genetic disorders 
* Prematurity 
* Hearing and/or visual impairments 
* Twins
Application Referrals can be made by parents, family physicians, public health nurses, and community agencies. Parents must be informed of the referral.
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Service Categories Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays

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