educational programs

Free educational seminars for new and expecting parents. 

Crisis referrals are accepted on behalf of families in emergency situations from members of other agencies in our community. Social workers, family support workers, case managers, counselors and other social service professionals may contact us to refer a family with needs that may require special consideration. Our crisis referrals receive assistance based on a case by case basis.

crisis referral

Working with other Agencies to meet the needs of families during crisis.

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

Free breastfeeding supplies and education.

INFANT FOOD BANK

Emergency Infant Formula, Diapers, Infant Cereal and Baby Food.

Open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 AM  -12:00 PM for walk in assistance (no appointment necessary), our infant food bank provides a 4-7 day supply of infant formula, diapers and baby food to families in need. We stock all major brands of infant formula, all size of diapers and all stages of baby food to provide a wide selection to our visiting families.

Our PROGRAMS - How we help

Because NO child should have to go without

Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc.

Registered Charity #82522 7648 RR0001

Available every Monday evening from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (by appointment), Registered Nurse Kassandra Haworth is available to answer any breastfeeding questions and provide free feeding supplies to mothers in need. Breastfeeding support items include breast pads, milk storage bags, educational books, similac mom nutritional supplements and other useful items. Items available depend on donations and vary from week to week.

Developed and lead by Registered Nurse, Kassandra Haworth, Essential Aid offers "Infant Feeding 101". New and expecting mothers are invited to join, free of charge, to learn the fundamentals associated with infant feeding. Free breastfeeding and infant supplies are provided to participating families. 

Contact Us for more about this program.