HBHC is a free home visiting program for parents to be and families with young children (from birth to the start of school), who may need extra support. HBHC provides parents
with information and guidance on how to:
Families can receive visits by a public health nurse and a family visitor. The visits are done in your home or at a place and time that works best for you and your family. You can decide what you would like to work on because you know your family best. Public health nurses are registered nurses who work in the community. They are skilled in health teaching and can help families build solutions to challenges they may be facing. They can also help connect you to the services you may need. Family visitors work closely with public health nurses to support parents with young children and share ideas and activities that can help families promote their child’s development.