Policy Resource

Cross-System Collaboration to Better Support Babies in Washington: Strengthening Partnerships Between Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Home Visiting Systems

Download Files Jan 8, 2019

Commitment to integrating brain science into policy and practice in Washington led to collaboration between Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and home visiting programs.

This case study describes how Washington developed and implemented a TANF Home Visiting pilot that strengthened partnerships between TANF and home visiting programs to better serve families. It includes a timeline of pivotal moments in the evolution of the state’s work and identifies keys to the success of their collaborative efforts.

Explore other resources in the Innovation in Cross-System Collaboration to Better Support Babies series and the Building Strong Foundations project.