Simcoe County MotherCare Network

The Simcoe County MotherCare Network is conveniently located at the following address:

Catulpa Community Support Services
165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ONTARIO
L4M 2Y1

For more information please contact the following individual:

Lesley Watts
Telephone: (705) 733-3227 x2291
Fax: (705) 735-6826
Email: lwattsrobinson@catulpa.on.ca
Website: http://www&perio
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Population Served

  • Aboriginal/Metis/Inuit
  • Immigrant/Newcomers
  • Low Income
  • Rural/Remote
  • Single Parents
  • Teen Pregnancy/Parent
  • Urban

Programs/Services

  • Attachment (parent-child)
  • Birthing support
  • Breastfeeding
  • Car seat safety
  • Child developmental delays information/support
  • Child safety
  • Collective food preparation and/or purchasing
  • Cultural awareness
  • Dental care
  • Drop-in activities
  • Family and social support
  • Family violence prevention/support
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) information and services
  • Food budgeting
  • Food safety training
  • Food security assistance
  • Food/Vitamin supplements or vouchers
  • Healthy living activities/physical activities
  • Healthy weight gain
  • Home environment safety (child proofing)
  • Knowledge of child development and basic child care
  • Mental health support or education
  • Nutrition consultation/education & Prenatal Nutrition
  • Outreach activities
  • Positive parenting
  • Postnatal support or education
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pre/postnatal information/support
  • Provision of resources (e.g., toy lending, resource library, clothing, baby equipment)
  • Self-esteem
  • Social isolation
  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Tobacco reduction/cessation as it relates to fetal & infant health
  • Toy and play safety education
  • Transportation service
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