Connections is a community based project whose goal is to support families, who are pregnant or have children aged 0-6, in the healthy growth and development of their children through cooperative efforts involving families, services and communities.
We receive both CAPC & CPNP funding. We began in 1993 with CAPC funding, and was the first funded project in Ontario. We began running CPNP programs in 1996. Our sponsor is ConnectWell Community Health.
Good Food for a Healthy Baby (listed below) is the CPNP funded program, serving a tri-county area. It is one of the 4 core programs offered by Connections.
CPNP (serving Lanark, Leeds & Grenville Counties, as well as the town of Smiths Falls):
- Good Food for a Healthy Baby Program: The Good Food for a Healthy Baby program is a prenatal nutrition program providing support to families from prenatal to 6 months postnatal. The program offers: cooking, information, visits from PHN's and Dieticians, resources, assistance with prenatal vitamins and food access.
Connections Project Assistant
613-257-2779 # 3100
Director of Mental Health Services and Connections
613-257-2779 # 2350