Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Public Health
Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
TDD Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-849-6740
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/living_in_halton/public_health/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Lynne Hanna, Manager, School Years Program
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name Halton. Halton Region Health Department
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Dr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Alternate Executive Joyce See, Director, Community Health Services
Funding Regional / Municipal
Service Information
Description (Service) Promotes 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
children and their parents
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville (Glen Abbey)
Address & Map
690 Dorval Dr, 6th Floor
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
 
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Intersection Dorval Dr and QEW
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Additional Service Sites
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Alcohol 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