Family Resource Centre Title

Home | Useful Health Information Links

Useful Health Information Links

About Kids Health
Providing evidence-based information for parents and children about health issues, how the body works (including animated video and quizzes), life stages, and education.  The site provides all information in English, French and simplified Chinese, and much of the information is available in many other languages also

Caring For Kids
Caring for Kids provides parents with information about their child’s and teen's health and well-being. Because the site is developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society.

Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development
The Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development provides access to important and up-to-date information based on the best scientific research currently available.  It helps by providing information about what promotes and what hinders, healthy child development to help you make better choices that will result in better outcomes for children.

Children's Mental Health Ontario
Children's Mental Health Ontario provides information on metal health, types of mental health disorders for children, youth and families.

Contact Hamilton
Contact Hamilton is an entry point to services for children and youth with emotional, behavioural or developmental concerns and adults with developmental disabilities.

Community Education Services- Hamilton
The Community Education Service helps connect families to information and education for parents/caregivers, children and youth about a variety of common childhood problems.  

Community Information- Niagara
Information on service organizations for those seeking to access services through Contact Niagara.

Consumer and Patient Health Information - Top 100 Health Websites
Provides a comprehensive listings of the top 100 health information websites reviewed by health sciences librarians on a various health topics.

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH
This agency  provides children's mental health and education services.

Healthy Canadians
Find reliable, easy-to-understand health and safety information for Canadians and health professionals.

Healthy Children
The American Academy of Pediatrics provides information about health topics, diseases and conditions, child development, and child safety.

HNHB Healthline
Health services for Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant, Burlington and Norfolk.

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about various topics on health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.  It provides information directly geared towards children.

Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone provides free phone and web counselling for those under the age of 20, every day of the week, any time day or night.

Stop A Bully
Stop a Bully is a registered bully prevention program with the Ontario Ministry of Education and provides a safe way for a victim or witness to report bullying to the school.

Teen Mental Health
A list of resources and information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.

Your Guide -Haldimand & Norfolk
A community resource booklet

This list is meant to be used as a starting point in your search for reputable health information sites and is not meant to be exclusive. The information on these websites is not meant to be used in place of medical advice, instruction, and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please contact your doctor or appropriate health care professional.