Questions for HVC Twitter Chat on November 20, 2017

Questions Opening Tweet: Thank you for joining our #HomeVisiting twitter chat. Please jump in the conversation by following along at #RenewMIECHV Q1 – 2:00 Q1 What are the benefits of #MIECHV to children, families, communities and our nation? #RenewMIECHV Q2 – 2:05 Q2...
House and Senate CHIP Mark-Ups Highlight MIECHV

House and Senate CHIP Mark-Ups Highlight MIECHV

MIECHV Reauthorization Gains Momentum As Congressional Champions Call for Swift Action WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oct. 5, 2017 — Members in both the Senate Finance Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday spoke in support of the Maternal, Infant, and...
Saturday: MIECHV to Expire Without Congressional Action

Saturday: MIECHV to Expire Without Congressional Action

Home Visiting Coalition disappointed in program lapse; vows to continue effort for Reauthorization WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sept. 29, 2017 — Despite strong bipartisan support, the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV) expires on Saturday,...
Voluntary Home Visiting and Tribal Communities

Voluntary Home Visiting and Tribal Communities

The Tribal Home Visiting Program is part of the Administration for Children & Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It’s designed to develop and strengthen tribal capacity to support and promote the health and well-being of American...
Fathers: An Important Part of MIECHV

Fathers: An Important Part of MIECHV

Although the law officially starts with the word “maternal,” it’s understood that fathers play a critical role in the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. The following examples showcase the roles dads play in MIECHV implementation: Florida’s...
New Home Visiting Bill Introduced

New Home Visiting Bill Introduced

Home Visiting Advocates Continue to Urge Movement as Clock Ticks  WASHINGTON, D.C. — July 28, 2017— New legislation introduced today to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program is an important next step in the process of ensuring...