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McMaster Children's Hospital, Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, Infant Parent Program (IPP), Right from the Start

Julie Ellis, Administrative Assistant
Areas Served Hamilton (City of); Halton Region; Waterloo Region; Wellington County; Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Grey County; Brant County; Norfolk County
HoursMon, Wed, Fri 8 am-4 pm
LanguageEnglish; Interpretive Services
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Most locations are accessible
Agency Type Non Profit
905-521-2100 ext 77406
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Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre
325 Wellington St N
Hamilton ON L8L 0A4
On bus routes

A free workshop offered to parents by the Infant Parent Program. Program is run by 2 leaders who are infant development specialists. Approximately 15 parents meet with the leaders, for 2 hours a week, for 8 weeks. Parents will be able to talk with the leaders about parenting questions and concerns, watch videos, talk with small groups of 4 or 5 other parents, receive informative handouts and help in practicing newly acquired skills at home. Limited childcare available. Parking is free for participants.

The Infant-Parent Program also offers other courses including COPEing With Toddler Behaviour, Young Children and Circle of Security Parent Group.


Parents and caregivers of infants, toddlers and young children.


Parents can self-register, without a referral, by calling the contact number.