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Prenatal & Early Years Home Visiting Program

Prenatal & Early years 1The Prenatal and Early Years Home Visiting Program provides home visits to those who are pregnant or parents of children under school age.  The program provides information about establishing healthy living practices and environments and how to develop secure, nurturing relationships with their children throughout their infancy and early childhood.

Weekly, bi-weekly and/or monthly in home visits are available to provide information and support to families in developing personal and family goals, creating support networks and strengthening parenting skills to create healthy, safe & secure home environments for children.

  • Home based and family-centered
  • Participation is completely voluntary and confidential
  • You do not need a professional referral, you may contact the program yourself to ask for support
  • Transportation and support to attend community parent-child programs.
  • Prenatal vitamins and weekly food vouchers provided to pregnant women and those who are breastfeeding.
  • Both a Home Visitor and Registered Nurse are available to you in this program.

Prenatal & Early Years Home Visiting Program3 - compressed.jpgThis service is offered in the communities of the North Thompson Valley from McClure through to BlueRiver. Please download our printable Home Visitor Referal Form if you have someone that would benefit from this service.

To find out more and to speak with the Home Visiting staff:
Please call Yellowhead Community Services @ (250) 674-2600 (Clearwater) or 250-672-9773 (Barriere). Staff contacts include: Bobbi Stractan, Home Visitor, or Susanne Butcher, Early Childhood Development Programs Manager.

Outcome Measurement Reports for our programs are available for you to down load and read. Click here for Early Years & Home Visiting Services Report

This program is funded by the Ministry of Children
and Family Development.