HIPPY USA partners with and engages a cohort of organizations whose collective missions are to better meet the holistic needs of families through the impact of home visits. A few of our peers include:
is a collaboration of nine national early childhood home visiting program models. The Alliance is motivated by a shared commitment to promoting effective use of home visiting as a mechanism to enhance the health and well-being of families, parents, and children. The Alliance seeks to provide prenatal and early childhood intervention through evidence-based home visiting on a national scale and to make early home visiting an integral service focused on promoting positive outcomes for all children. Our activities include:
Identifying cross-model issues that affect outcomes of interest for each model
Collaborations on research
Innovations to improve service
Legislative and local advocacy
While each home visiting model is unique in intervention goals and outcomes, aspects of federal, state, and local mechanisms of home visiting implementation pertain to all.
Since 2017, the NHVRC has provided comprehensive information about early childhood home visiting. Our goal is to support sound decisions in policy and practice to help children and families thrive.
Established in 1912 under President Henry Tafft, the Maternal and Child Helth Bureau supports programs, research, outreach, and other efforts that seek to ensure the health and well-being of women and children across their lives: when a woman is of childbearing age, when a woman is pregnant, when a child is born, if the child has special health care needs, and as a child grows. Primarily, MCHB supports states and jurisdictions through the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, which is complemented by the Bureau’s portfolio of discretionary and appropriated grant programs. Along with partners from other federal agencies, states, communities, professional groups, and family organizations, MCHB’s divisions and offices collaborate to support MCHB’s overall mission. To ensure optimal health and development across the lifespan of the MCH population, all programs and efforts focus on the following five areas