Public Health and Family Nutrition ProgramHealthy eating and physical activity are important for healthy growth and development. Living a healthy life supports social, physical, and mental well-being for everyone, at all ages and stages of life. Registered dietitians with the Public Health and Family Nutrition Program will work with you, your family, groups, and communities to promote healthy food and lifestyle choices.
How can I access prenatal nutrition services?
Free individual and group-based prenatal nutrition programs are offered to support pregnant individuals and their families. Programs are facilitated by registered dietitians.
To register for a prenatal nutrition class, contact the Public Health and Family Nutrition Program in your area.
What other services are provided?
The Public Health and Family Nutrition Program also provides:
- nutrition for infants and children; and
- individual and group-based programs for toddler and preschooler nutrition.
What are some helpful and reliable resources about nutrition?
- Canada’s Food Guide
- Dietitians of Canada
- Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Birth to Six Months
- Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Six to 24 Months
- Online Nutrition Screening for Toddlers and Preschoolers
- Healthy Eating and Active Living for your 1 to 5 year old [PDF | 3 MB]
How do I contact the Public Health and Family Nutrition Program?
Johnny Ross Young Service Centre
15 Green Street
Souris, PE C0A 2B0
Telephone: (902) 687-7051
Fax: (902) 687-7100
126 Douses Road
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Telephone: (902) 838-0719
Fax: (902) 838-0803
Sherwood Business Centre
161 St. Peters Road
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 620-3789
Fax: (902) 620-3860
205 Linden Avenue
Summerside, PE C1N 2K4
Telephone: (902) 888-8160
Fax: (902) 888-8153
14 MacKinnon Drive
O'Leary, PE C0B 1V0
Telephone: (902) 859-8723
Fax: (902) 859-8701