The following is a list of resources that you may find useful if you are planning on having a baby in Haldimand or Norfolk County.

Pregnancy Care

Norfolk General Hospital
365 West Street, Simcoe, ON, N3Y 1T7

Midwives of East Erie

Hospital privileges at Brantford General Hospital, Niagara Health System St. Catharines Hospital Site, and Norfolk General Hospital

Simcoe Site:
220 Victoria Street, Simcoe, ON, N3Y 4K2

Dunnville Site:
340 Lock Street West, Dunnville, ON, N1A 1V5

Norfolk Roots Midwives

Hospital privileges at Norfolk General Hospital

100 Colborne Street North, Suite F
Simcoe, ON
N3Y 3V1
Phone: 519-428-1414
Fax: 519-428-1439

Prenatal Tours

Norfolk General Hospital

Tour Information 519-426-0130, ext. 1205

Moms and families are invited to arrange for a tour of the Obstetrical Unit. Tours are generally held on a monthly basis. Please call to book a tour.

Prenatal Resources

Preparation for Birth and Parenting Classes - Haldimand and Norfolk Health Unit

Class Information
Simcoe - 519-426-6170
Caledonia - 905-318-5367

Classes include the stages of labour, relaxation and breathing techniques, other comfort measures, medical interventions, pain relief, issues around safety and infant care, parenting, and breastfeeding. All classes are lead by a Public Health Nurse. Classes are available in Simcoe and Caledonia. Please register early as classes fill quickly.

Postpartum Resources

Well Baby/Breastfeeding Drop-In - Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit

Program Information

The Drop-In is staffed by Public Health Nurses and Ontario Early Years Staff. Public Health Nurses are knowledgeable about breastfeeding, infant feeding, infant/child growth and development, and resources available within the community. Ontario Early Years staff can provide information on parenting and community resources. Together they provide both formal and informal support. Drop-in programs are offered in Caledonia, Dunnville, Simcoe, and Delhi. Follow the link above for more information.

Breastfeeding Support - Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit

Simcoe - 519-426-6170
Caledonia - 905-318-5367

Breastfeeding support is offered over the phone. If needed a home visit may be arranged.

EarlyON Child and Family Centres

Search for a Centre Near You

EarlyON Centres are a place for children up to the age of six and their parents and caregivers to take part in programs and activities together. They bring together in one location information about children's services and programs in the community. If you have questions about your child's development, or want to know how to get information or services for your child aged 0-6 in your area contact your local centre.

Additional Resources

Smoke Free Resources - Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit

Further Information

The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has various resources on quitting smoking such as video’s, quit kits, audio tapes, pamphlets, computer programs, books and more. Follow the link above for more information.

Questions on Healthy Eating? - Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit

519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623

Call to speak to a Public Health Dietitian.

Crisis Line - CAMHS Haldimand & Norfolk


A 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line providing mental health crisis services and support to individuals 16 years of age and older. Experienced mental health professionals respond to telephone crisis calls and when appropriate provide face-to-face mental health assessments and short-term crisis counseling. Emotional support is provided for those persons in need - similar to a distress line. Persons do not need to be diagnosed with a mental health issue.