Sheway provides comprehensive health and social services to women who are either pregnant or parenting children less than 18 months old and who are experiencing current or previous issues with substance use. The program consists of prenatal, postnatal and infant health care, education and counseling for nutrition, child development, addictions, HIV and Hepatitis C, housing and parenting. Sheway also assists in fulfilling basic needs, such as providing daily nutritious lunches, food coupons, food bags, nutritional supplements, formula, and clothing.
Sheway Goals & Vision
- To engage women in accessing prenatal care and a range of other support during pregnancy.
- To provide education, referral and support to women to help them reduce risk behaviors and in particular to reduce or stop the use of alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy.
- To support mothers in their capacity as parents and caregivers.
- To promote the health, nutrition and development of children born to women accessing prenatal care at Sheway in the period up to 18 months following their birth.
Food and Nutrition Services
Primary Health Care Services
Healthy Child Development
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Vancouver Native Health Society
The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
YWCA of Vancouver
Health Canada - Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program
Children and Women’s Hospital
UBC's Trek Volunteer Program
United Way - Success by Six
For more info, see our partner website here.
533 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1P9