|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address||Alliston Christian Reformed Church|
28 Downey St
Alliston, ON L9R 1J7
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|Address Notes||Alliston Christian Reformed Church|
|Intersection||Albert St Downey Ave|
|Mailing Address||c/o CAPC - Monica Petzoldt Site Coordinator |
233 Church St S
Alliston, ON L9R 2B7
|Primary Contact||Monica Petzoldt, Site Coordinator, Community Action Program for Children/Canada Prenatal Nutriton Program; Phone: 705-435-5734; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Lesley Watts, Program Director, Catulpa Community Services/Community Action Program for Children; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2291; Fax: 705-735-6826; Email: email@example.com|
|Description & Services|
|Description||A weekly drop in program for pregnant women and new mothers in the New Tecumseth area. The program encourages a healthy pregnancy by providing free nutritious supplemental foods and a milk coupon to low income participants and or lone parents, new immigrants, socially isolated, etc... to help meet the prenatal and postnatal needs of mother and child. |
Food preparation demonstrations are held, leading to the creation of a healthy snack which is enjoyed by participants during program. Provides information and education on the needs of women and their families, and information regarding community services. Provides a friendly atmosphere to interact with other new mothers.
Provides the opportunity to speak with on site community support people such as a health nurse, dietitian,etc.
Free quality children's program is provided for those over a year and siblings who are under the age of 7.
Community partners involved in this initiative are Local Hospitals and Health Centres, Ontario Early Years Centres, Simcoe County District Health Unit, Simcoe County Infant Development Program,Midwives, Community Action Program for Children (children's programming), Local Businesses, Agencies, Churches Service Clubs, and Community Volunteers and others.
|Hours||Mothercare program: Tue 10 am-12 noon |
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
|Dates||Year round. Closed two weeks at Christmas and New Year, during March break and the last two weeks of July.|
|Areas Served||New Tecumseth|
|Eligibility||Must be pregnant and or have a child who is under 6 months old. If the criteria is met than siblings under the age of 7 can attend with mom.|