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Resources and Services Available for You!

There are many different services available to you when your are pregnant in the Peterborough area to help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.

Prenatal Classes

Register for these classes as soon as you know you are going to have a baby!

Online Prenatal Classes 705-743-1000 – AVAILABLE!

In-Person Prenatal Classes (16 series/year) 705-743-1000 (Currently Suspended due to COVID-19)

Prenatal Classes for Young Parents (3 series/year) 705-743-1000 (Currently Suspended due to COVID-19)

Breastfeeding Basics Class (5x/year) 705-748-9144 – AVAILABLE!

 

Prenatal Care

Regular prenatal care check-ups are an important part of a healthy pregnancy. There are many different options when choosing prenatal care. Explore the options below, and choose the one that is right for you:

Partners in Pregnancy (PIPC) 705-741-1191

Peterborough Family Health Team 705-740-8020

Health Care Connect (to register for a family doctor) 1-800-445-1822

Kawartha Community Midwives 705-745-7640

Obstetric Options (Call for a current listing) 705-743-1000

Other important number to have:

PRHC Antenatal Clinic 705-743-2121 Ext. 3538

PRHC Genetic Counselling 705-876-5185

PRHC Labour & Delivery 705-876-5036

 

Prenatal Information and Services

Pregnancy Support/Social Support:

Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program  705-743-1003 Ext. 282

Peterborough Child and Family Centre programs 705-748-9144

Peterborough Domestic Abuse Network 

Women’s Health Care Centre 705-743-4132

Peterborough Pregnancy Support Services 705-742-4015

School for Young Moms 705-742-4632

Moms Canada (For Single Mothers)

 

Basic Needs (Food, Housing, Clothing, Employment):

211 Community and Social Services Helpline  (24 hrs; 150 languages)  211

Food Banks (Kawartha Food Share)  705-745-5377

Food Programs (YWCA)  705-743-3526

Good Neighbours Care Centre (food, clothing)  705-742-9800

Salvation Army Family Services  705-742-4391

St. Vincent de Paul  705-874-3937

Collective Kitchens & Come Cook With Us  705-743-1000

Community Dental Health Clinic (PPH)  705-748-2230

Housing Access Peterborough  705-742-0439

Housing Resource Centre  705-743-2272

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Resources  1-844-391-106

Showers & Laundry Service (Peterborough 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner-led Clinic)  705-874-3900

Shelters, Transitional Housing, and Drop-In Centres for Women

Crossroads Shelter 1-800-461-7656 OR Text 705-991-0110

Legal Aid  705-743-5430

Peterborough Community Legal Centre  705-749-9355

Ontario Disability Support Program (income/employment assistance for adults)  705-742-9292

Ontario Works 705-748-8830

New Canadians Centre  705-743-0882

 

Nutrition:

Babies First Prenatal Nutrition Program (Peterborough Child and Family Centres)            705-748-9144

Family Health Team Dietitians 705-740-8020

Private Practice Dietitians (call for a listing) 705-743-1000

 

Exercise:

Sport & Wellness Centre 705-742-0050

YMCA 705-748-9622

 

Smoking:

Choose to be…Smoke-Free Support Group 705-743-1000

Smoker’s Helpline 1-877-513-5333

Pregnets www.pregnets.org

 

Drugs and Alcohol:

Fourcast 705-876-1292

 

Indigenous Health:

Healthy Babies Healthy Children Programs:

Curve Lake  705-657-2557

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag  705-741-0900

Hiawatha First Nation  705-295-4421

Prenatal Nutrition Programs:

Lovesick Lake 705-652-8787

Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre 705-775-0387

Hiawatha First Nation 705-295-4421

 

For a list of local services for parents of infants and children see What’s Available for Families