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...
Helping Our Heroes At Home

Helping Our Heroes At Home

Military families are remarkably resilient but face unique challenges related to deployment, frequent relocation and sometimes physical or invisible injuries. With the longest continuous war-zone deployment in our history, an estimated 700,000 U.S. children under age...
MIECHV Day of Action

MIECHV Day of Action

JULY 12th Dear Colleagues: We are asking you to join forces with us in a Day of Action to turn up the heat on Congress to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program before it expires in September.  Your members of Congress need...
Support Moms Who Need It Most

Support Moms Who Need It Most

It’s not easy being a mom for the first time, and some moms are working especially hard to provide their babies with a better childhood than what they experienced. Aliah Arneson watched her parents struggle with drug addiction and alcoholism throughout her childhood...
Two Generations of Success with HIPPY

Two Generations of Success with HIPPY

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is an evidence-based home visiting program that shows how parent engagement is the key to student success. Vanessa Bahena’s family in Dallas is an example of how this success has assisted two generations....