Healthy Families East Tennessee is an in-home visitation program that serves first-time parents. As an in-home visitation program, support and education is provided through individual, group and case management services. The program is designed to prevent child abuse and neglect through education, intervention and strengthening the family. Services are provided as needed until the child is of school age.
Emphasis is placed on:
- medical check-ups
- family planning
- developmental screenings
- early brain development and stimulation
- school readiness
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number and title for grant amount (specify grant number, title, total award amount and percentage financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.