Home Visiting: Supporting Parents and Child Development

The following resources and tools will help policymakers and professionals understand the importance of investing in home visiting programs and support the implementation of home visiting programs as part of a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for young children and their families.

Presentations and Webinars

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    Early Childhood Systems and Home Visiting

    These ZERO TO THREE presentation slides from the 2014 National Summit on Home Visiting provide a framework and strategies for creating a comprehensive early childhood system.

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    MIECHV TACC Webinars

    Explore on-demand training by topic, including Home Visiting Program Participants, Implementation, System Integration, Workforce Development, Grants Administration, Sustainability and Financing a…

ZERO TO THREE Journal Issues and Articles

The Zero to Three Journal provides information about best practice, research, and policy on early childhood development for professionals who work with and care about very young children and their families. The following issues and article focus on home visiting.

Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) Information

Although home visiting programs have existed for decades, in 2010 Congress established MIECHV to provide federal funds to states and Tribal entities to support voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services to at-risk families. Learn more about these programs in the links below.

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    The MIECHV Program

    The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program provides federal funds for states and Tribal entities to support voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services during preg…

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    MIECHV TACC

    The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Technical Assistance Coordinating Center (MIECHV TACC) provides support to grantees implementing MIECHV-funded home visiting programs.

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    MIHOPE

    The Maternal and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE) is the legislatively mandated evaluation of the MIECHV program that is using a randomized, controlled design to determine the impact …

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    Tribal MIECHV

    Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (Tribal MIECHV) provides grants to tribal organizations to develop, implement, and evaluate home visiting programs in American Indian and Al…