It is important that women who are experiencing postpartum depression and anxiety get help from a doctor or nurse.

Toronto Public Health offers the following free services for women who are experiencing postpartum depression and anxiety, having difficulty adjusting after having a baby and who have a baby less than one year of age.

These services provide:

  • short-term individual counselling, referrals and education
  • weekly group support
  • child care and snacks
  • TTC tokens for those in need
  • interpreters that speak your language

Perinatal Adjustment Programs

Title Description
Health Access Thorncliffe Park

Perinatal Adjustment Program
East York Town Centre, 45 Overlea Blvd., Unit B7 (lower level), Toronto, ON M4H 1C3

To register:
Please call 416-421-6369.

You must have a postal code starting with M4H.

South Riverdale Community Health Centre

East Toronto Perinatal Adjustment Program
955 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON M4M 3P3

To register:
Please call 416-469-7608.

You must live East of Yonge Street to Victoria Park Avenue.

TAIBU Community Health Centre

Scarborough Perinatal Support Network
27 Tapscott Rd., Toronto, ON M1B 4Y7

To register:
Please call 416-338-7600 and ask to speak with a Public Health Nurse.

You must live in Scarborough.

Related Resource

Toronto Services for Perinatal Mental Health includes a list of local hospitals and community agencies that provide non-urgent services for women and their families affected by postpartum depression and other mood disorders.