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Infant And Child Development Program

What is the Infant & Child Development Program?

The Infant & Child Development Program is a home-based service for infants and children 0 through 5 years 11 months. Developmental Consultants work with children and their families who are experiencing developmental challenges or are at risk for developmental delays, to maximize the child’s development, and provide parent support.

Outreach services include developmental  screenings (contact LCC intake to make a referral), Developmental Screen clinics  at a limited number of community Best Start locations (contact LCC intake for dates and locations) and a Teen Parenting drop-in program.

Who is eligible for the Infant & Child Development Program?

Infants and children aged 0-5 yrs. and 11 months who are experiencing or are at risk for developing developmental delays. Referrals can be made directly to Lansdowne by parents, physicians or community workers.

What can I expect?

Consultants provide informal and formal assessments, information about child development, assistance to connect with other community services, and support to enhance parenting skills. Service is provided in the home; frequency is based on the child and familys needs and schedule.

For further information about the Infant & Child Development Program at Lansdowne Children's Centre or to initiate a referral please contact:

Central Intake
519-753-3153/3154 ext. 206