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Programs & Services


Postpartum Community Services

Provides support for families with infants 0 to 2 months old.

Services include:

  • newborn assessments including checking for jaundice
  • postpartum assessment for new mothers includes physical and psychosocial assessmetns including domestic violence
  • support with infant feeding including lactation consultants to help with breastfeeding
  • parenting information
  • information about newborn care, safety, growth, and development
  • referrals to social worker support as needed
  • referrals to doctors and community services as needed

Contact Details

East Calgary Health Centre

Location Info
2nd Floor
Address
4715 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta
T2A 3N4
Telephone
403-955-1360
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm

Saturday
8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Sunday
8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Note

By appointment only.

Access
Service Providers May Include
lactation consultants, public health nurses (PHNs), social workers
Eligibility

Families with newborn infants 0 to 2 months old who live in Calgary

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

The service can be accessed by professional referal. Self referral can occure via Early Start LIne if infant is less than 2 months old.

PPCS does not provide Immunizations.

To book an immunization appointment only, dial 811 Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.


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Also Known As
Acronym
PPCS
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Postpartum Community Services - Urban
Other
Maternity Care, Newborn Care, Public Health Nursing