Home visiting programs improve the health of young children by providing support and services for them and their families — right in their own homes. These programs reach pregnant women, expectant fathers, and parents and caregivers of children under the age of 5.
Connecticut offers 6 different types of home visiting programs that are evidence-based. Each type of program is designed to meet the unique needs of many families with young children.
- Parents as Teachers: Teaching parents about early childhood
- Child First: Supporting children and families experiencing multiple challenges
- Nurse-Family Partnership: Connecting first-time parents with nurses
- Family Check-Up: Helping parents understand and address difficult behavior
- Early Head Start Home-Based Option: Building healthy habits to support school readiness
- Minding the Baby: Supporting the emotional and physical health of families with young children
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