Specialized Programs

CAPC/CPNP Programs

Community Action Program for Children

Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program



PCFC’s specialized programs for pregnant and parenting families experiencing challenging life circumstances.

Referral and registration is required as there is a limited number of spaces. Our referral form can be found HERE. We accept both agency and self-referrals. For any questions please email us or call (705) 748-9144.

Please note, theses program do NOT run through the summer, however referrals are still accepted.

Belly of a pregnant woman with a handful of healthy fruit
Babies and toddlers making music with tambourine and shaker
Mother and child laying on floor looking at one another

Babies First Prenatal Nutrition Program

Focused on helping women prepare for labour, birth and the transition to parenthood in a highly supportive environment.

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Fridays ǀ 10:00am to 12:00pm

Steps and Stages

For families with infants birth to 12 months. This program focuses on play, learning and parent-infant attachment.

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Thursdays ǀ 10:00am to 12:00pm

Families Connect 

For families with children 13 months to 4 years. This program focuses on play, learning and parent-child relationships.

Antrim Site, 201 Antrim St., Peterborough

Mondays ǀ 10:00am to 12:00pm


  • Regular connection with Program Coordinators and Educators.
  • Support from our Community Health Nurse and Lactation Consultant.
  • Access to workshops eg. comforts in labour, breastfeeding basics, mindfulness and self-care, child development, feeding your baby, healthy nutrition, positive parenting strategies etc.
  • Opportunities for social interaction with other pregnant and parenting families.
  • Referrals to other services in our community.
  • Access to healthy cooking recipes and tips.
  • Grocery gift cards for program participation.

Once a completed referral is submitted, the parent/guardian will receive a follow-up phone call from the coordinator.