Child & Family

Baby's Head Start

A free pregnancy outreach program that sees women pre and postnatally until 6 months postpartum.

Program Information

Baby's Head Start is a nutrition based program with a focus on healthy lifestyle using a harm reduction approach.

At Baby's Head Start we provide

  • A weekly Lunch and Learn (education session and healthy meal)
  • Weekly grocery gift cards and bus tickets
  • Free prenatal vitamins and free prenatal classes
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • In office visits or home visits
  • Infant massage and Parent Child Mother Goose after baby is born

Who Is Eligible?

Pregnant women who think they would benefit from the above service including

  • Low income women
  • Women living with substance use
  • Partner abuse
  • Single parent homes
  • Women living in isolation
  • Women with disabilities
  • New immigrants

How To Refer:

There are multiple ways to join the Baby's Head start program:

  • Self-referral
  • Referral by a doctor, public health nurse, counselor, friend and / or past participant

A referral is not necessary. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Contact Information

Address

396 Tranquille Rd.
Kamloops, BC
V2B 3G7