February is National Parent Leadership Month!¬† The FRIENDS Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is excited to offer you the following resources to recognize and celebrate the parents in your state, community and local programs!¬† .
U.S. Senators From Iowa Support 'Building Healthy Families'
U.S Senators Chuck Grassley and Tom Harkin of Iowa shared their enthusiasm for family support and coaching programs during Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Iowa's annual conference in April.¬† The conference, entitled "Building Healthy Families," also featured a keynote address by Pew's home visiting cam
How Home Visiting Achieves Cost Savings Through Reduced Child Maltreatment
A new study from Mathematica Policy Research and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago explores evidence that certain home visiting models may help prevent child maltreatment and prove cost-effective for governments.
Administration for Children and Families Releases Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Web Page
As part of President Obama‚Äôs Early Education Plan, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will support States and communities in expanding high-quality early learning to infants and toddlers through the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships.
This video includes testimonies from families who have benefited from home visiting, as well as home visitors who deliver the programs in communities across the state.¬† Please click here to see the video in its entirety.
The Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative (HARC)
The¬†Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative¬†(HARC)¬†is a practice-based research network for conducting collaborative, field-initiated studies with local home visiting programs, regardless of the particular model used.¬† HARC is a voluntary network.¬† Any local program that provides ho