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Halton. Halton Region Health Department

Site: Oakville - Dorval Dr

Service: School Years Program

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Record #: OAK3669 Last Full Update: 29 Apr 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NamePublic Health
Contact Information
Office Phone3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
TTY Phone905-827-9833
Fax905-849-6740
Organization Emailaccesshalton@halton.ca
Websitewww.halton.ca/living_in_halton/public_health/
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter
Primary ContactLynne Hanna, Manager, School Years Program
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameHalton. Halton Region Health Department
Service Level(20) Regional Government
Primary ExecutiveDr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Alternate ExecutiveJoyce See, Director, Community Health Services
FundingRegional / Municipal
Service Information
Service DescriptionPromotes the health of children and youth (school entry until age 18) and their families by providing a variety of services in the area of:  
 
* healthy growth and development- e.g. active living / healthy eating  
* positive parenting through Haltonparents- 6 to 18  
* healthy relationships / sexual health  
* mental health promotion  
* mental health intervention in elementary schools  
* injury prevention –e.g. concussion 
* substance misuse prevention - building assets and youth engagement  
 
Programs and services include:  
 
School Years Health Teams:  
 
Parent/Caregiver family support:  
* positive parenting support from accredited PHN’s, and parent engagement within the school community 
* Haltonparents.ca – blogs and twitter 
* transition to adolescence focus  
 
Healthy Schools and community supports:  
* intensive consultation and support for school staff, committees, parents and students in targeted schools to help plan and implement healthy school activities  
* universal curriculum support, Healthy school consultation and supplementary resources for whole school community  
* linking with community resources, programs and services  
 
Youth Engagement and Peer to Peer Supports: 
* youth facilitators engaged in schools and the community to engage in peer to peer support  
 
Mental Health Liaison Nurse services available to students in elementary schools  
* early risk identification/mental health assessment 
* building supportive environments: parenting support, supportive school, community health linkage and service coordination  
* brief supportive counselling  
 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region
EligibilityAges: 6 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
children and their parents
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityOakville (Glen Abbey)
Address & Map
690 Dorval Dr, 6th Floor
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionDorval Dr and QEW
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Additional Service Sites
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAlcohol Abuse Education/Prevention ; Drug Abuse Education/Prevention ; Medical Information Lines ~ Children's Issues ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ~ Drop In Centres ; Parent/Family Involvement in Education ; Parenting Helplines ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Personal Safety Education ; Smoking Education/Prevention ; Student Counselling Services