Perinatal Social Work Care

Perinatal Social Work Care

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Location and Contact

Markham Stouffville Hospital: 4th Floor Building B

Phone: 905-472-7373 ext. 6544

Description of services

Perinatal social workers can support you in managing issues that may arise as a result of stressful life events and transitions during pregnancy and postpartum.

As part of your health care team, we provide support, information, and connection to community resources to help patients and their families with issues such as:

  • Difficulty coping and managing stress
  • Relationship and family violence issues
  • Financial resources and concerns
  • Parenting and childcare resources
  • Perinatal loss and grief
  • Crisis and mental health supports
  • Substance use and addictions

Staff

Registered Social Workers

How to access

Prenatal consultations are arranged by referral from a physician or midwife.

For postpartum support, please call us directly; no referral is required.

Phone: 905-472-7373 ext. 6544