Supporting Families and Home Visiting Professionals Using Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act includes $150 million in funding support for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV). This blogpost outlines how MIECHV ARP funds will be distributed and allowable uses. Under the MIECHV ARP provisions, expanded services offered to enrolled families include home visiting services, technology for virtual visits, emergency supplies (including personal protective equipment, hand sanitizers, and diapers), and prepaid grocery cards. This additional funding can also be used to support the training and expansion of the home visiting workforce.

Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
July, 2021
Date: 
July 2021
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Care
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
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