Service providers

This webpage provides a review of the home visiting research literature in order to determine which home visiting program models have been found to meet HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness and are, therefore, determined to be “evidence-based.” This Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review includes a list of ...
This audiocast is designed for Early Head Start providers to learn about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act definition of homelessness, working with families experiencing homelessness under the Head Start Program Performance Standards, and strategies for building effective community partnerships. ...
This audiocast is designed for Early Head Start providers to learn about the definition and causes of homelessness, health and developmental concerns that can result from homelessness, and strategies for supporting families experiencing homelessness.
This webpage provides resources for early care and education providers to strengthen their ability to serve young children experiencing homelessness. It includes links to resource guides, federal policies and guidance, webinars, blog posts, and relevant organizations.
This brief summarizes findings from a qualitative study that explored the challenges of serving young fathers in home visiting programs and the strategies staff use to engage young fathers across five home visiting programs in the United States.
This webinar describes how tools including a recruitment tip sheet, retention tip sheets, checklist, and toolkit can be integrated into programs and services for young fathers. The webinar audio (MP3 file) and transcript (PDF, 38 pages) are also provided.
This webinar presents research on the characteristics of young fathers, identifies the unique needs of young fathers, describes strategies for engaging young fathers in programs, and provides links to additional resources to support working with young fathers.
This evidence-based program is designed to help men who are experiencing or at-risk for separation from their families (due to incarceration, substance abuse, military service) strengthen family ties, increase their parenting skills, and reduce their probability of future personal problems like substance abuse. ...
This web article describes five things service providers should know about teen parents and how to help them. It summarizes findings from a Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy study, highlighting issues of family conflict, abuse and neglect, homelessness, and trafficking among teen parents.
This tip sheet provides service providers with information and links to additional resources for working with pregnant and parenting teens. Topics include ways to promote self-sufficiency and relationship outcomes for pregnant and parenting teens, and the developmental outcomes of their children.
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