AN IMPORTANT UPDATE
We’re happy to announce…
St. Mary’s Home Young Parent Outreach Center is now OPEN for participants to make in-person one-on-one appointments (with childcare available when/if needed). We are very grateful to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Public Health Ontario, and Ottawa Public Health for the direction and leadership they are providing to inform our activities and services.
Please know that the health of everyone coming to visit and work with SMH is very important to us and we are providing the following information in response to substantiated facts. Masks or Face Coverings are required for ALL persons visiting our center. The mask or face covering must cover the nose, mouth, and chin, as required by the Medical Officer of Health under the authority of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act Ontario Regulation 263/20. The only exceptions include people who cannot wear a mask or face covering for medical reasons, or children under 2 years old, or those who require accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Proof of exception is not required. If you are interested in any of our services or would like support, please call 613-749-2491 at any time and we will set-up an appointment with one of our staff for you.
You Are Not Alone
Finding out you’re pregnant or managing life as a young mom or dad can sometimes feel overwhelming and scary. Not knowing how you’re going to cope with the dramatic changes you are going through and worrying about how you’ll be able to take care of yourself and your child(ren) may feel very isolating.
What We Offer
St. Mary’s Home offers a number of free programs and services to many young pregnant women and young moms and dads like yourself including; emergency shelter, continuing education, medical clinics, cooking classes, pregnancy groups, playgroups, counseling, and more.
Please check out the different programs we provide HERE and let us know what you might be interested in.
Building on the strength of young pregnant women, young parents, and their children.