Early childhood home visiting connects new and expectant parents with a family support specialist. The specialist may be a nurse, social worker, community health worker, or other early childhood professional. Most home visits occur in the family’s home, but may happen where the family feels more comfortable.

The evidence base for home visiting is strong and growing. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health offers several home visiting opportunities for families:

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This information is provided by the Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood Division within the Department of Public Health .