Montreal Diet Dispensary
Location : Centre-ville
Allocated amount : $281,795
First year of funding : 1976
Promote health in the community and reduce the number of babies born with an insufficient birth weight in disadvantaged neighbourhoods by offering nutritional assistance and counselling to at-risk expectant mothers, encouraging them to take charge of their lives and the well-being of their family, and facilitating their social integration.
Support and guidance, personalized advice on budgeting and nutrition, enhancement of the parental role, self-help activities, continuing education courses, community meals, drop-in centre, distribution of baby food, perinatal research and evaluation.