Who Can Attend

The program is for young individuals who are:

  • pregnant
  • living in Toronto
  • meet program age criteria

Program Details

Young Parent Prenatal Program is a free weekly program that provides group and individual support and education from Public Health Nurses and Registered Dietitians in collaboration with community partners. The young parent program is offered at several sites across Toronto.

Topics include:

  • having a healthy baby
  • healthy eating during pregnancy
  • taking care of yourself
  • body changes
  • getting back to school
  • finding affordable housing

The program may also provide:

  • healthy snacks
  • food certificates
  • child care
  • TTC tokens
  • interpretation
  • linking and referrals to other community resources

 

There are multiple program sites across Toronto. Partners or other support people are welcome.

Jessie's Centre

Prenatal/Food For Two Group
205 Parliament St., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-365-1888
Monday: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 19 years and under at intake

Rexdale Community Health Centre

Eating for Two Program – Young Parents
Unit 15, 21 Panorama Crt., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-898-1225
Wednesday: 3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 24 years and under

Rosalie Hall

Prenatal Group
3020 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-321-5464 x 349
Tuesday: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 24 years and under

Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health

Positive Possibilities
Jane & Finch Mall
1911 Finch Ave. W., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-924-1164 x 8719
Wednesday: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 22 years and under

Unison Having a Baby Drop-In

Supporting Young Families program
1541 Jane St. (Hub), Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-653-5400 x 1300
Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 29 years and under

Title Description
Jessie's Centre

Prenatal/Food For Two Group
205 Parliament St., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-365-1888
Monday: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 19 years and under at intake

Rexdale Community Health Centre

Eating for Two Program – Young Parents
Unit 15, 21 Panorama Crt., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-898-1225
Wednesday: 3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 24 years and under

Rosalie Hall

Prenatal Group
3020 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-321-5464 x 349
Tuesday: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 24 years and under

Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health

Positive Possibilities
Jane & Finch Mall
1911 Finch Ave. W., Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-924-1164 x 8719
Wednesday: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 22 years and under

Unison Having a Baby Drop-In

Supporting Young Families program
1541 Jane St. (Hub), Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-653-5400 x 1300
Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Program age criteria: Age 29 years and under

The Young Parents Prenatal Program is part of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP), a national prenatal program funded in part by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Toronto Public Health is one of the partner agencies.