Treatment and Services for Parents, Families, and Children

Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

Offers evidence-based, voluntary programs that provide families with regular, planned home visits from qualified health, social service, and child development professionals. Supports at-risk pregnant women and parents with children up to kindergarten entry with resources to raise physically, socially, and emotionally healthy children. Provides guidance on parenting and health topics, such as breastfeeding, safe sleep practices, injury prevention, nutrition, and childcare solutions. Seeks to improve maternal and child health, prevent child abuse and neglect, encourage positive parenting, and promote child development and school readiness.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program

Offers appropriate follow-up support services for individuals identified with sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. Aims to improve care for sickle cell disease and reduce the number of individuals who do not receive follow-up care. Services are provided through local community-based organizations located in 15 states across the U.S.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)