Local Resources


Prenatal Classes

Prenatal Classes are available from various locations within Fort McMurray

  • Fort McMurray Community Health Services (Public Health)
    Phone: 780-791-6247
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  • The Children’s Centre
    Food for Two Program – Tuesdays @ 11:00
    254 Gregoire Dr, Fort McMurray, AB
    Phone: 780-743-3309
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Breastfeeding Help

If you face breastfeeding challenges, assistance is available from healthcare providers in your community.

  • Fort McMurray Breastfeeding Clinic  (Public Health)
    Phone: 780-791-6247 (by appointment only)
  • Your local Public Health Nurse
    Phone: 780-791-624
  • Find a lactation consultant:

Canadian Lactation Consultants Association Visit Website

International Lactation Consultants Association Visit Website


Breastfeeding Support Group

Meeting with other mothers in your community is a great way to find support with breastfeeding your baby.

Fort McMurray Breastfeeding Support Group, for times and locations please see Calendar

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La Leche League  (every 2nd Wednesday  and last Tuesday of the month)
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Alberta Health Services

  • Northern Lights Regional Health Centre
    7 Hospital Street
    Fort McMurray, Alberta
    Phone: 780-791-6161
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  • Fort McMurray Public Health
    113 Thickwood Boulevard
    Fort McMurray, Alberta
    Phone: 790-791-6247
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  • Health Link
    Health Link is a 24/7 Services available should anyone in your family have a non-emergency health concern
    Call 811
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Primary Care Network

  • Physicians and pediatricians
  • After Hours Clinic
    8600 Franklin Ave
    Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm Monday- Friday, 10:00am-10:00pm Weekends.
    Telephone: 780-793-3900
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Good Beginnings

Good Beginnings is a Parent/Caregiver and Infant drop-in group organized by Alberta Health Services Healthy Families program.  Each week, a different topic is discussed.  For current schedule, call: 780-714-5616


The Children’s Centre

Provides Prenatal and Postnatal Programs
254 Gregoire Dr, Fort McMurray, AB
Phone: 780-743-3309


The Hub

The Hub is a non-profit charitable organization which provides fun, interactive and educational programs and services to the families residing in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and their children aged newborn to six years old, free of charge.  There is a location both downtown and in Timberlea.
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Wood Buffalo Regional Library

The Library has a good supply of books and videos about breastfeeding.
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Not in Fort McMurray?

Call or go to your local Health Centre to speak to a Public Health Nurse:.

  • Anzac Health Centre
    Phone: 780-334-2023
  • Janvier Health Centre – Chard
    Phone: 780-559-2375
  • Gregoire Lake Health Centre
    Phone: 780-334-2443
  • Conklin Community Centre
    Phone: 780-743-7187
  • Fort McKay Health Centre
    Phone: 780-828-4229
  • Fort Chipewayan Nursing Station
    Phone:  780-697-3091

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