Healthy Beginnings

Enhanced Home Visiting Initiative

Building healthy children and healthy families.

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Healthy Beginnings is an enhanced community home visiting program for families with children from birth to 3 years offered in partnership through Capital District Health and the Eastern Shore Family Resource Association. The choice to be in this program is yours, and you can stop at anytime. Your home visitor will visit you in your home or somewhere else that is safe and comfortable.

Your home visitor can:

You choose:

What children learn as infants and toddlers will affect how they will do in school and later in life. Learn how the everyday things we do with our children help them grow and develop. Find out what is available in your community for families. Build confidence in the choices you make as a parent. Your home visitor can help you find the answers that work for your family, as every family is unique!

Healthy Beginnings Brochure

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For more information please contact:

Healthy Beginnings Community Home Visitor
Eastern Shore Family Resource Association
Tel: 902-827-1463 Cell: 902-476-6153
Public Health Services at one of the following locations:
Dartmouth/Halifax - (902)481-5800
Windsor - (902)798-2264
Musquodoboit Harbour-(902)889-2143
Musquodoboit Valley - (902)384-2370
Sheet Harbour - (902)885-2470

Nova Scotia Health Authority and the following Family Resource Centres in the Central Region of NS are partners in delivering services for this program:

Eastern Shore Family Resource Association
Dartmouth Family Centre
Chebucto Family Centre
Bayer's Westwood Family Resource Centre
LEA Place Women's Centre
East Preston Family Resource Centre

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