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									WARD 2 ETOBICOKE NORTH
FAMILY RESOURCE & ONTARIO EARLY YEARS CENTRES (OEYC)

                                                  These programs provide a range of support services to parents and caregivers of young children.
                                                  Services may include playgroups, drop-ins, toy lending libraries, workshops, child care registries
                                                  and community information.

                                                   Map #                             Site                                 Address           Phone
                                                    1      Braeburn Jr School (OEYC)                               15 Tandridge Cres     416-747-0641
                                                    2      Etobicoke-North OEYC Main Site                          75 Tandridge Cres     416-747-0641
                                                    3      Parenting & Family Literacy @ Kingsview Village Jr PS   1 York Rd             416-394-7950
                                                    4      Parenting & Family Literacy @ The Elms JMS              45 Golfdown Dr        416-394-7900
                                                    5      Rexdale Community Health Centre (OEYC)                  8 Taber Rd            416-747-0641
                                                    6      The George Hull Centre - Village of Humber Heights      2245 Lawrence Ave W   416-622-5587




                                                  PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS
                                                  Public Health has a wide variety of programs and strategies to promote and protect the health of
                                                  children. Family Health programs address issues such as low birth weight, healthy birth
                                                  outcomes, postpartum adjustment, breastfeeding, parenting, child development and readiness to
                                                  learn, and children's mental health. This is done through programs such as Healthy Babies
                                                  Healthy Children, Healthiest Babies Possible, prenatal education and support, Nobody's Perfect
                                                  parenting, Preschool Speech and Language Services, and Kids Have Stress Too. Healthy
                                                  Lifestyle programs address such issues as healthy eating habits, physical activity levels, safety in
                                                  the home and community, and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. Healthy Lifestyle
                                                  programs include Peer Nutrition, Child/School Nutrition, Playground Games, Breathing Spaces
                                                  and the "Not to Kids" campaign. Communicable Disease programs aim to reduce the incidence
                                                  and transmission of infectious diseases through assessment of immunization and response to
                                                  communicable disease cases and outbreaks, including child care settings. Healthy Environment
                                                  programs address the issues of food safety, health hazards, tobacco control and injury prevention
                                                  in community settings. The Dental Health program works to improve the oral health of children by
                                                  providing dental treatment to children whose families cannot afford to pay through private
                                                  practice.




                For more information about these and other public health programs and services, please call:
                                                Toronto Health Connection
                                                      416 338-7600
                                                  www.toronto.ca/health

                 Ward 2 Etobicoke North - Report on Children - Toronto Children’s Services, August 6, 2009

								
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