Youth Services Insider
As Federal Home Visiting Remains In Limbo, Stress Sets In For Programs
It certainly feels like a long time ago that child welfare advocates were brimming with confidence that a bipartisan reauthorization for Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV) – the $400 million-per-year federal home visiting program that supports programs pairing professionals with young moms – would sail through Congress.
Ron Wyden: Home Visitation Next on Child Welfare Agenda (And Maybe Psych Meds, Too)
In a marathon session before Senators made their way out of town to campaign, a bill to restructure adoption incentives and long-term foster care sailed through the chamber, and will likely be signed by President Obama this week.