Evidence-Based Home Visiting
Evidence Based Home Visiting (EBHV) programs can be an effective early-intervention strategy to improve the health and well-being of children and parents. Research demonstrates that young children of families enrolled in EBHV programs show improvements in health and development outcomes and increased school readiness.
- Improve family functioning and parenting skills
- Link families with appropriate social service agencies
- Promote early learning
- Help new parents provide safe, nurturing environments for their children and become more self-sufficient
Families participate on a voluntary basis and are provided with ongoing support in times of need.
The Tennessee Department of Health funds 18 agencies deliver services to 95 counties.