Family and Community Support Services of Town of Sylvan Lake

Healthy Families Home Visitation Program

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Description
Provides information, resources, and support to families with a new baby.

Service offers:

  • information, resources, and support to families expecting or with a new baby to help identify and address their needs and build on the families' strengths

Includes:

  • visitations to a family's home on a regular basis
  • connecting the family to resources in the community, such as employment, education, and medical care
  • sharing information on child development, baby care, and positive parent - child relationships
  • providing family literacy activities
  • providing culturally sensitive and confidential support
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals or families
  • who are expecting a baby or have a baby up to 3 months old
Will accept individuals or families with a baby up to 12 months old in special circumstances.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • self - refer or be referred by a Public Health Nurse, community agency, family member, or friend
An initial interview with the individual or family will be completed to identify those who qualify for the program.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-887-1137 Ext. 426
Fax
403-887-1194
Web Site
http://www.sylvanlake.ca
Email
homevisitation@sylvanlake.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Municipal Government
Last Updated On
June 11, 2020
Address
4725 43 Street
Sylvan Lake, AB, T4S 1M3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM