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Home Visiting Links

Home Visiting Model Progams

Nurse-Family Partnership

The Nurse-Family Partnership is a nurse-led maternal health and home visitation program.  This program partners low-income, first-time moms with maternal and child health nurses. The home visits start during the pregnancy and continue until the child turns two years old.  This is the website for the Nurse-Family Partnership National Service Office.  It contains detailed information about this home visiting program including summaries of research findings.

HIPPY USA

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a home visiting program that helps parents prepare their three, four, and five year old children for success in school and beyond.  This is the website for HIPPY USA which is the national office for the network of state coordinating offices and local HIPPY programs in the United States.  The website contains information about the HIPPY model as well as research findings.

Parent as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a home visiting program that that provides parent education and family support for families with young children.  Services are provided from pregnancy to kindergarten entry.  This is the website of the national PAT organization.  It contains detailed information about the PAT model as well as research findings.

Healthy Families America

Healthy Families America (HFA) is a home visiting program model developed for use with overburdened families who are at-risk for child abuse and neglect and other adverse childhood experiences.  Services are provided from pregnancy to kindergarten entry.  This website contains detailed information about this model as well as research findings.

Following Baby Back Home

This is a home visiting program developed by the UAMS Department of Pediatrics for families of high risk infants following their discharge from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Arkansas.  Nurses and professional care coordinators (typically social workers) conduct home visits to provide teaching, support, and case management services.  This website provides a brief overview of the program.