Healthy Kids

Healthy Kids

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is Ontario’s new drive to support the health of our children. New ideas and programs are coming to our community – things that make it easier for children to be active and eat healthier.

Visit the Healthy Kids website now!

Library of Topics

Library of Topics

From prenatal care to packing lunches- search our library of topics to find the best information, resources and services in our community.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

From hub activities to community festivals, find all Sudbury has to offer for your family.

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Best Start Hubs

Best Start Hubs

Best Start Hubs are free family centres located in schools throughout Greater Sudbury. They offer children and their families a place to meet, to learn and to grow together.

Find the hub nearest you

Upcoming Special Events

  • 10
    FEB 2016
    Family Fun Night-Wahnapitae Community Centre-5:00pm-7:00pm-Registration Required.

    Come find out what the Best Start Hub has to offer in your community.  Families are invited to gather for a free evening of pizza dinner, outdoor fun and socializing.  Please bring your skates and a helmet. 

     

    Wahnapiatae Community Centre

    161 Glenbower Crescent

     

  • 11
    FEB 2016
    Valentine's Day Gathering - Aboriginal Best Start Hub (R).

    We will be having a little Valentine's Day get together on this day,

    Feel free to bring in valentine's day cards from your children to give out to others who attend.

    We will do some valentine's day crafts that you can take home at the end of our program.

    We ask that you sign up so we know how much supplies we need to purchase for those who attend.

    You can sign up by calling us at 705-688-1941

  • 11
    FEB 2016
    “Healthy Minds – Healthy Youth”.

    NEO Kids at Health Sciences North / Horizon Santé-Nord in Sudbury is teaming up with Bell Let's Talk and CTV Northern Ontario to host a discussion on youth mental health. “Healthy Minds – Healthy Youth” will take place Thursday, February 11 2016, at 6 pm at the United Steelworkers Hall & Conference Centre. https://www.facebook.com/events/1686846924927712/

     

  • 12
    FEB 2016
    Beaver Lake Winter Carnival.

     Fireworks, Finnish pancake breakfasts, jug curling, a live animal show and kids' activities.

     

  • 13
    FEB 2016
    Walden Winter Carnival.

    Walden Winter Carnival - petting zoo, face painting, children's inflatables, laser tag, paintball, boot hockey, maple taffy, pancake breakfast, balloon animals, Box Car Derby, family skate, too many to list!!

  • 13
    FEB 2016
    Club de lecture jeunesse 2015-2016.

    La première rencontre du Club de lecture jeunesse aura lieu à la Librairie du Centre, 1380, boulevard Lasalle, le 17 octobre. Les jeunes lecteurs auront cinq rencontres amusantes avec des auteurs et artistes d’ici le 13 février 2016. Les enfants inscrits dès maintenant recevront une prime et des rabais. 

     


Featured topics

From prenatal classes to picky eaters--our library of topics offers you practical, easy-to-use information, and links to resources and services in Greater Sudbury.

Choosing quality child care and early learning programs
Choosing quality child care and early learning programs

The three main types of child care are licensed child care centres, licensed family homes and private, unlicensed homes. The Ministry of Education’s licensing process and the City of Greater Sudbury’s Program Quality Support initiative help to ensure the quality of licensed centres and family homes.

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Addressing concerns about your child’s mental health
Addressing concerns about your child’s mental health

Children can be just as vulnerable to mental health problems as adults. And, since they lack life experiences, having close, supportive relationships with parents and caregivers is perhaps the single most important safeguard against mental health problems among the young. That said, childhood mental health problems are more common than most people realize

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Getting access to affordable food
Getting access to affordable food

Families in Greater Sudbury can tap into a variety of programs to ensure they have access to enough healthy food.

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Dealing with mood changes after you’ve had your baby
Dealing with mood changes after you’ve had your baby

Having a newborn can be overwhelming, it’s normal to feel blue, irritable, or overwhelmed during the first couple of weeks. If these feelings last longer than two weeks or seem overwhelming, get in touch with your health care provider

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Let's Grow Sudbury!
Let's Grow Sudbury!

Let's Grow is a program from sudburyfamilies.ca that sends you an email every time your baby passes an important milestone—once a month for your baby’s first year; then at 15 and 18 months; then when your child is two-, three- four- five- and six- years old.

This is our way of checking in with you to provide you with tips about what to look for in terms of your baby’s development, where to go if you have concerns or questions, and links to resources to help you along the way. To sign up, click here: https://sudburybeststart.ca/signup/

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