Healthy Families Profile

Healthy child development is foundational to lifelong health and wellbeing. These services enable all children to attain and sustain optimal health and developmental potential by supporting individuals and families to have a healthy pregnancy, prepare for and deal with the challenges of parenthood, have the healthiest newborns possible, and enable optimal health and wellbeing of children and youth in schools.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • Child and Adolescent Services
  • School Health
  • Healthy Growth and Development

Type of Service

  • Public facing

Rationale

  • Essential/Mandatory, Legislated requirement
  • Essential / Mandatory (Healthy Growth & Development, School Health)
  • Discretionary Municipal Services (Child & Adolescent Services)

Primary Funding Sources

  • Grants/Subsidies

Service Level

  • At standard

Service Level Source

  • Legislated
  • Past Practice

 

Performance Measures

How Much Did You Do? (volume)

  • Number of health connection calls, per year: 5,772 (2016)

Strategic Plan Priority - Healthy & Safe Communities