Pregnancy Care

Moose Factory Weeneebayko General Hospital
19 Hospital Drive, Moose Factory, ON, P0L 1WO

Notre Dame Hospital
1405 Edward Street, Hearst, ON, P0L 1N0

Sensenbrenner Hospital
101 Progress Crescent, Kapuskasing, ON, P5N 3H6

Timmins and District Hospital
700 Ross Avenue East, Timmins, ON, P4N 8P2

Hearst Midwifery Practice

1403 Edward Street, Hearst, ON, P0L 1N0
Hospital privileges at Notre Dame Hospital

Boreal Midwifery Practice
phone: 705-265-1111
fax: 705-265-8628
169 Elm St South, Timmins, Ontario, P4N 1W7
Hospital privileges at Timmins and District Hospital

Prenatal Resources

Prenatal Education - Porcupine Health Unit

Class Information 705-267-1181

Congratulations! You’re pregnant and you’ve come to the right place. You and your partner will gain knowledge and confidence while you explore the up to date world of pregnancy, labour and delivery, and what to expect after your baby is born. You can expect to learn about a variety of topics. Information is offered as a prenatal workshops or through an online course. Please follow the link or call for more information.

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

Program Information 1-800-461-1818

The Canada Prental Nutrition Program provides pregnant women in need with nutrition counseling, support and follow-up throughout their pregnancy. Participants will see the dietitian once a month throughout their pregnancy and will learn about healthy eating during pregnancy, breastfeeding and early infant feeding. Vouchers for milk, food and vitamin supplements are also provided to those in need. If you are interested in this program, talk to your health care provider or call the Health Unit.

Postpartum Resources

Healthy Babies Healthy Children - Porcupine Health Unit

Program Information 

The Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program is a home visiting program for pregnant women and parents under six years of age. A public health nurse and family home visitor work closely to meet your needs. Both can provide advice and support about pregnancy and parenting over the phoen or in person. When needed they may also link families to support services in the community. Visits can be done in your home or where you feel comfortable. You can begin and end the program at any time. The program is free and completely confidential. Call to sign up for this program.

Breastfeeding Support - Porcupine Health Unit

Program Information 

If you are not sure if your baby is nursing well, or if he is getting enough, ask for help! The Public Health Unit has a number of resources available. These include classes, support groups and their telephone support line. 

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 - Porcupine Health Unit


The Health Unit offers several tobacco-specific programs, including ones to help smokers quit. Whether you are thinking about quitting, are trying to quit for the first time, have tried to quit before, or are trying to quit now, teh Health Unit can help you improve your chances of success. Call for more information.

Car Seat Clinics - Porcupine Health Unit

Program Information 705-267-1181

If you find you are having difficulty or you have concerns with the proper installation of your child car seat, you may contact your local Porcupine Health Unit office for clinic information.

Timmins Recreation Services

The Department of Leisure Services facilitates the delivery of a diverse number of leisure opportunities to all residents and visitors of the City of Timmins.

Walking Trails - Ontario Trails Council

Trails Booklet [PDF]

The Ontario Trails Council has created a comprehensive trail resource for Northern Ontario. Follow the link above for information on trails in your area.