Home visiting is a proven method for strengthening families and helping children grow up healthy and ready to learn. Quality home visiting can generate returns of more than $41,000 per family served. We are a collaboration of home visiting programs that serve families and children from pregnancy to school entry. We connect programs all over the state to ensure efficiency and consistency of care. We are a centralized source for home visitor training and development, Ensuring both standardization and quality of care while giving home visitors a clear path to the top of their profession.
Early Impact Virginia is an alliance of Virginia’s seven evidence-based family support programs.
Virginia follows federal guidelines for the definition of evidence-based programs and receives federal grants through the Virginia Department of Health, along with funding from the Virginia General Assembly, to implement 74 programs in 117 communities through seven models of service delivery: CHIP of Virginia, Early Head Start, Healthy Families, Healthy Start/Loving Steps, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and Resource Mothers. Click here for more information on each of these programs.
For a map and complete program listing, click here.
Early Impact Virginia supports these programs through establishing benchmarks for quality and efficient delivery services, professional development for the home visiting workforce, advocacy for the profession, and serving as a connection point for resources and tools.
For more detailed information on Early Impact Virginia, download a copy of our 2016 annual report.