Thompson Region Division of Family Practice

Local Care Services

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Care services provided in Kamloops and region:

Service

Description

Contact

Babys Headstart A pregnancy outreach program providing nutrition, prenatal education, and lifestyle counselling to pregnant women of all ages.
www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca/programs/child-family/babys-head-start
396 Tranquille Road, Kamloops
250-554-3134
Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society Offers drop-in services, prenatal education, and support during and after pregnancy.
www.kafs.ca
119 Palm Street, Kamloops
250-376-1991
Kamloops Family Resources Society – Family Tree Offers peer-driven and peer-supported services to high priority families in the Kamloops region. Support for women who have or have had substance use problems.
www.kfrs.ca
657 Seymour Street, Kamloops
250-377-6890
Interior Metis Child and Family Services Education and support for expectant mothers. 750 Cottonwood Avenue, Kamloops
250-554-9486 ext. 109
Kamloops Mental Health and Substance Use Providing support services to women with depression, anxiety, or other mental health illnesses during pregnancy and postpartum. 250-377-6500 or 250-377-0088 (after hours)
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273


Public Health Unit

Service

Description

Contact

Kamloops Public Health Offers postpartum support for families following discharge from hospital. 519 Columbia Street, Kamloops
250-851-7300
Nurse Family Partnership A program offered by public health for young first-time mothers, providing an experienced public health nurse to support and work closely with the family until the child is two years of age. 519 Columbia Street, Kamloops
250-851-7300
Public Health Rural Areas Offers postpartum support for families following discharge from hospital. Ashcroft
250-453-1940

Barriere
250-672-5515

Chase
250-679-1418

Clearwater 
250-674-3141

Lillooet
250-256-1314

Logan Lake and Merritt
250-378-3400


Active Health

Service

Description

Contact

RJs New Beginnings Prenatal Education and Aquanatal Classes Gentle, fun water exercise for pregnant women.
rjsnewbeginnings.wixsite.com/prenatalclasses
250-318-6902
Prenatal Yoga Prenatal yoga classes offered by multiple providers in Kamloops.  


Prenatal Education and/or Doula Services

Service

Description

Contact

Alberta Health Services Offers free, self-paced online prenatal education in an organized format.
www.birthandbabies.com/category/101-a-healthy-pregnancy/
403-955-1450
Birth Matters Prenatal Education and Doula Service Offers group prenatal classes at the Childbirth Education Centre, and birth doula care services.
www.yourbirthmatters.ca
503-1315 Summit Drive, Kamloops
250-372-3733
Bump Doula Care Offers pregnancy and postpartum support doula services to assist families in transitioning to parenthood.
www.bumpdoulacare.com
250-999-0250
Maternity Care Midwives Offers a pre-recorded prenatal class video.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7YucfJuziU
 
RJs New Beginnings Prenatal Education and Aquanatal Classes Private and group prenatal classes from an experienced British-trained RN and midwife.
rjsnewbeginnings.wixsite.com/prenatalclasses
250-318-6902
Nurture Mama Doula Care Offers birth and postpartum doula care services, as well as newborn classes and grandparent workshops.
www.nurturemama.ca
250-318-1463
Special Delivery Doula Care and Prenatal Classes Offers private prenatal classes and doula services.
www.specialdeliverydoula.ca
250-574-5692
Stork to Cradle Doula Care Offers birth doula care services and a variety of prenatal educational classes.
www.storktocradledoula.com
201-153 Seymour Street, Kamloops
250-819-9660
Tiny Blessings Prenatal Offers doula care services and group prenatal classes organized by experienced public health nurses.
www.tinyblessingsprenatal.com
250-819-0510


Breastfeeding Support

Service

Description

Contact

Kamloops Breastfeeding Services Offers breastfeeding support services to families in Kamloops and the surrounding area.
www.kamloopsbreastfeeding.com
778-988-4058
Kamloops Breastfeeding Clinic Drop-in clinic providing information, help, and support for breastfeeding mothers. Open Mondays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. 519 Columbia St., Kamloops
250-851-7300