Specialized Programs

CAPC/CPNP Programs

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.

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

Babies First Prenatal Nutrition Program

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

Steps and Stages

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

Families Connect 

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

Norwood Families Best Start 

For pregnant and parenting families with children birth to 4 years. This program focuses on prenatal support, play, learning and parent-child relationships.



  • 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 program participation.


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

*** Covid-19 restrictions may change program delivery ***

Great news. Starting July 4th all Family Play to Learn and outdoor programs , as well as the Breastfeeding and Well Baby Clinic and the Library will pivot back to drop-in format. No pre-registration required. You will only be required to sign-up for the Parent/Child Workshops.