The community plays a vital role in raising a child. New parents need support and assistance in providing the healthiest environment possible for their child. The District of Temiskaming is an exciting place to begin your parenting journey. Check out the many free ressources and activities available to all parents.

Make note of any questions or comments you may have and call your local health unit office to speak with a Healthy Baby Healthy Children Public Health Nurse.

PLEASE BE ADVISED : If you are having pain, bleeding of feel as if there is something wrong, call your health care provider immediately, head to your hospital's nearest emergency department or dial 911 for help.


PARENTING RESOURCES


Timiskaming Health Unit
​New Liskeard................(705) 647-4305
​Englehart.....................(705) 544-2221
​Kirkland Lake...............(705) 567-9355
​Website : www.timiskaminghu.com
​Services (free and confidential) :
   •  Information and referrals.
   •  Prenatal Classes, Healthy Babies Healthy Children, breastfeeding support, blended home, visiting program, PPMD program.
   •  Immunization, dental, injury prevention, sexual health.

Ontario Early Years Centres
​Haileybury.....................(705) 672-2100
​Englehart......................(705) 544-8837
​Kirkland Lake...............(705) 567-8837
​Website : www.timiskamingchildcare.ca
Services :
   •  Free programs and drop-in activities for parents and children up to 6 years of age.

Brighter Futures
​North Cobalt..................(705) 672-3333
​Englehart......................(705) 544-5437
​Kirkland Lake................(705) 567-9201
Services :
   •  Free programs for parents and children up to 6 years of age.
   •  Prenatal and postpartum support groups.
   •  Parenting groups.
   •  Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP).


HEALTH SERVICES


Temiskaming Hospital.......................(705) 672-3333
www.temiskaming-hospital.com

​Kirkland & District Hospital................(705) 567-5251
www.kdhospital.com

​Englehart & District Hospital..............(705) 544-2301
www.edhospital.com

​Temiskaming Midwifery....................(705) 650-0605
www.temiskamingmidwifery.com

​24 hour Health Information Line :
​Telehealth Ontario..........................1 (866) 797-0000
                         .........................1 (866) 797-0007

www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/telehealth/


BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES


​Lactation Consultants...................(705) 647-4305
​Provide breastfeeding support & expertise through hospital, telephone, office and home visits.

​Motherisk...................................(416) 813-6780
www.motherisk.org
​Evidence-based information for pregnant and breastfeeding women about the effects of drugs, chemicals and environmental substances on the baby.

​Breastfeeding Telehealth..............1 (866) 797-0000

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Visit the Timiskming Health Unit's website!

 

New Liskeard
Phone: (705) 647-4305
Toll free: 1 (866) 747-4305

Kirkland Lake
Phone: (705) 567-9355
​Toll free: 1 (866) 9355

Englehart
​Phone: (705) 544-2221
​Toll free: 1 (877) 544-2221