The Tribal Home Visiting Program provides federal grants to help develop, implement, and evaluate home visiting in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) communities.


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Since 2010, 25 tribal organizations have received grants through the Tribal Home Visiting Program. The diverse grantees are found both on and off reservations and from remote Alaska to the rural Midwest to the urban Southwest. Some serve a single tribe, while others serve multiple communities or a consortium of tribes.

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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), through the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development and the Office for Child Care, oversees the Tribal Home Visiting Program in collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) within ACF leads the research and evaluation for the Federal Home Visiting Program, including technical assistance contracts to support data and evaluation activities for tribal and state programs. OPRE administers the Tribal Evaluation Institute contract.

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TEI provides technical assistance to Tribal Home Visiting Program grantees on rigorous evaluation, performance measurement, continuous quality improvement, data systems, and dissemination. The current TEI contract was awarded to James Bell Associates, Inc., in partnership with the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health at the University of Colorado School of Public Health,  and the Michigan Public Health Institute.

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Programmatic Assistance for Tribal Home Visiting (PATH) provides technical assistance to grantees on home visiting program implementation and integration of home visiting services in the broader early childhood system. PATH is housed at Zero To Three and works in partnership with Arizona State University Office of American Indian Projects.

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Tribal Early Childhood Research Center provides leadership and support to promote excellence in community-based participatory research and evaluation of Tribal Home Visiting, Head Start/Early Head Start, and Child Care and Development Fund initiatives that serve American Indian and Alaska Native children and families.