Early Head Start – Home Visiting

Early Head Start is a comprehensive, two-generation federal initiative aimed at enhancing the development of infants and toddlers while strengthening families. Targets low-income pregnant women and families with children birth to age 3 years. 1 home visit per week per family for 90 minutes each, and 2 group socialization activities per month for each family. Early Head Start programs are operating in all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico.

Office of Head Start,Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , 2013

Evidence Rating: I

Cost: N/A

Additional Info:


Home Visiting Parenting Education Socio-emotional Development for Children

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Prenatal

Resource types:

Model programs

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