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

South Riverdale Community Health Centre

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

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

You must live in Scarborough.

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South Riverdale Community Health Centre

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

To register:
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:
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.