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....
MIECHV Briefing in U.S. Senate Calls for Reauthorization

MIECHV Briefing in U.S. Senate Calls for Reauthorization

For Immediate Release April 11, 2017 Contact: Shannon Craig Straw, 202-674-5921, scstraw@westendstrategy.com Coalition of Early Childhood Advocates Make the Case for Reauthorization of Voluntary, Evidence-Based Home Visiting Program WASHINGTON—In a bipartisan briefing...
Senate To Hold MIECHV Briefing – An Open Invitation

Senate To Hold MIECHV Briefing – An Open Invitation

The Home Visiting Coalition invites you to attend the bipartisan U.S. Senate briefing on the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program on Tuesday, April 11 at 12 p.m. in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (Room 203/02). Voluntary,...

Foster Youth and MIECHV: Highlights from the States

Nearly half a million American minors are in foster care, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Groundbreaking legislation that would have focused funding on family preservation and child abuse prevention died in Congress...
Home Visiting Receives Bipartisan Support

Home Visiting Receives Bipartisan Support

The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources convened a hearing today on reauthorization of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV), which was enacted under the Affordable Care Act to fund state efforts to pair new or...