Integrated Perinatal and Early Childhood Services (SIPPE)

We all want what’s best for our kids, but being a parent isn’t always easy.

The Services intégrés en périnatalité et pour la petite enfance (SIPPE) program give you the help you need during pregnancy, and from the time your baby is born until he or she starts school.

If you’re a parent who didn’t finish high school or a vocational training program or you feel isolated and you’re under financial stress, there are services available for you and your family:


Personalized support Support adapted to your needs: school, work, housing, social assistance
Inspiring ideas Parent-child activities designed to stimulate children
Useful information Information about health, couple relationships, child development and life as a parent
Enriching encounters Group meetings with other parents where you can discuss, exchange and share

Need these services?

Dial 811 (option 2) now and get valuable advice from health and social services professionals. They’re there to help. The first step will be to come to your home to talk with you about the help you need so you can have peace of mind to live your new parent life.

The program is adapted to your family’s needs, and is offered by a team of professionals from your local CLSC: nurse, social worker, nutritionist, psychoeducator, etc.

Where and when are the services provided?

Support takes the form of one-on-one meetings with a counsellor in your home and participation in group meetings or activities near your home.

The support period usually begins during pregnancy or before your child is one year old and remains available until your child starts school.