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Programs & Services


Postpartum Community Services - Urban

 Location: Shaganappi Complex

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

Shaganappi Complex

Address
3415 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T3C 0E8
Telephone
403-944-7404
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Saturday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Sunday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

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

The service can be accessed by professional referal and also by self-referral via the Early Start Line.

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


Wait Times

All families living within the Calgary city limits with infants 0 to 2 months old are contacted by a Public Health Nurse within 24 to 48 hours of discharge from the hospital and are offered the service.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Acronym
PPCS
Other
Maternity Care, Newborn Care, Public Health Nursing, Well Baby Visits