Early childhood development
This website provides a range of resources from a 2007-2011 initiative that sought to improve the housing, health, and development of homeless and at-risk young mothers and children.
This website provides resources on laws, policies, links to federal resources, and other materials relevant to early childhood education and young homeless children.
These case studies demonstrate how home visiting efforts can provide critical services that support maternal and infant health outcomes and family stability among women experiencing homelessness.
This website includes a searchable list of evidence-based practices that support the health of women before, during, and after pregnancy in order to improve birth outcomes and give infants up to age two a healthy start. Also included are tools and materials to support the implementation of these practices.
This intervention summary describes Dare to Be You (DTBY), a multilevel prevention program that serves high-risk families with children ages 2-5 by supporting parents to develop self-efficacy, effective child-rearing skills, social support, and problem-solving skills through parent-child workshops.
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.
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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.