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Perinatal Resources and Community Supports

There are many community resources and supports for expecting couples and families offered in Chatham-Kent and beyond. Take some time to learn about what is available and how your family can be supported throughout this important transition time in life.

General Information and Support

Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit

Services include support for infant and child development, breastfeeding support, parenting advice and information, mental health support and many more programs and services!
Call: 519-352-7270 ext. 2903

Mental Health Support

Telehealth Ontario

A free, confidential service for health advise or information from a nurse.
Available 24/7 via online chat or by phone:

Mental Health Support

EarlON Chatham-Kent

Free programs for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Resources and connections to community services across Chatham-Kent with a focus on building relationship, encouraging exploration and promoting play. Registration encouraged through Children's Services Portal

Mental Health Support

Canadian Pediatric Society

Caring for Kids website provides parents with reliable information about their child’s health and well-being from Canadian pediatricians. 

Mental Health Support

Midwives of Chatham-Kent

Midwives provide care for low-risk women during pregnancy, birth and the early postpartum period. Services are covered by OHIP. Please phone the office to inquire about midwifery care services.
Call: 519-358-1888

Mental Health Support

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) - Chatham

Mental Health First Response Service. Crisis support 24/7. Call: 1-866-299-7447 (Chatham)
1-800-307-4319 (Sarnia)

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Network of Chatham-Kent 

Non-crisis support and daily services offered Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm.
Call: 519-351-3100

Mental Health Support

Perinatal Wellbeing Ontario

Online resources that provide information and support for people experiencing perinatal mood disorders.

Mental Health Support

Postpartum Support International

Online support groups and resources to support people experiencing perinatal mood disorders (not intended for mental health crisis). 

Mental Health Support

Private Maternal Mental Health Counselling in Chatham-Kent

Bloom Wellness

Individual counselling services, group sessions and workshops to support mental health and wellbeing for children, adolescents and adults.
Call: 519-351-5858

Mental Health Support

Melissa Anderson

Assisting families coping with perinatal mental health issues, birth and reproductive trauma, as well as the complexity that comes along with parenthood.
Call: 226-455-1408.

Mental Health Support

Myranda Ashley Counselling

Providing in-person and virtual therapy to moms who are overwhelmed by life’s demands, couples who are working towards greater bonding and women who want to find themselves again.
Call: (226) 212-3591.

Mental Health Support

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy in CK

Peach Physiotherapy

Peach Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre can help mothers deal with prenatal and postpartum pains as their bodies experience the effects of pregnancy and childbirth.
Call: 519-358-7342

Mental Health Support

Willow Health Centre

The original Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Centre in CK, specializing in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy to treat pelvic health disorders such as incontinence, prolapse and pelvic pain in both men and women.
Call: 519-365-0122

Mental Health Support

Perinatal Chiropractic Care in CK

Chatham Family Chiropractic

Dr. Jennifer Newman became a chiropractor in 2006 to provide a health-focused, fun-filled, judgement-free, well-resourced, encouraging, and easy-going atmosphere for pregnant and expecting mums and their families.
Call: 519-360-9276

Mental Health Support

Chiropractic Wellness Centre

With a special interest in pediatrics and pregnancy, Dr. Jenny Pelisek is here to work with all members of the family to assist in their journey to better health and wellness.
Call: 519-352-5555

Mental Health Support

CK Performance Health

Dr. Leann Jones and Dr. Sarah Ytsma offer chiropractic services to pregnant and postpartum women to help relieve pain and increase mobility.
Call: 226-996-1712

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support

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