Last Reviewed: April 2017
New Parent Resources
Birth certificate and social insurance numbers
Service Ontario lets you register your newborn and apply online for birth certificates and social insurance numbers.
Feeding and early-years development
Baby's First Year
Babies don't come with instruction manuals. Learn what to expect in the first year of your baby's life.
Breastfeeding in Peel
Breastfeeding protects and nurtures babies. Breastfeeding in Peel will help you decide how and what to feed your baby.
Community Development Resource Centre Peel (CDRCP)
CDRCP provides a variety of resources to promote quality of care of children and support a healthy, happy family life.
Community Resources for Parents of Young Children
This pamphlet provides a comprehensive list of agency telephone numbers that can be used by parents and caregivers to access resources in Peel Region.
Call the Region of Peel - Public Health at 905-799-7700 to order a copy.
Early Years Hubs and Readiness Centres
Early Years Hubs and Readiness Centres offer social and educational activities and give both caregivers and children the basic skills for starting school.
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children (HBHC)
The HBHC program is part of "Success by 6 Peel"; a coalition working to help children develop as best they can by age six. HBHC is voluntary, free and confidential.
Ontario Early Years Centres (OEYCs)
OEYCs give parents and caregivers the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs and activities with their children and talk to other parents, caregivers and professionals.
Family Education Centre
The Family Education Centre provides parenting classes and workshops based on the democratic parenting style, where parents explore ways to encourage children to become cooperative, self-confident, responsible and self-dependent.
Are You New to Brampton, Caledon or Mississauga?
Learn how to go get around the cities, find parenting support, find a job, find a doctor, find your closest place of worship or multicultural organization and much more!
Speak with a Peel Public Health Nurse
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216