NEW: Want to learn more about what home visiting is, how it can help families, and what programs exist in LA County? Watch our “Home Visiting 101” webinar!
And don’t just take it from us – visit the LA Best Babies Network YouTube Channel for stories from families about their experiences with home visiting in LA County.
The Consortium defines perinatal and early childhood home visiting as a multi-disciplinary, family-centered support strategy with services delivered by trained professionals in the home that:
is offered on a voluntary basis to pregnant women and/or families with children through the age of 5;
provides a comprehensive array of holistic, strength-based services that promote parent and child physical and mental health, bonding and attachment, confidence and self-sufficiency, and optimizes infant/child development by building positive, empathetic, and supportive relationships with families and reinforcing nurturing relationships between parents and children; and
is designed to empower parent(s) to achieve specific outcomes which may include: healthy pregnancy, birth and infancy; optimal infant/child development; school readiness; and prevention of adverse childhood experiences.