is a program within the Utah State Department of Health. We work with local Health Departments and not for profit agencies to provide home visits to pregnant women and young families who would like to know more about being parents.
The Home Visiting models OHV supports have been well researched and have been shown to have a positive impact on the families who participate. Home Visitors are well trained and can provide information about breast feeding, toilet training, nutrition, home safety, child development and much much more.
Home visits are tailored to the needs of the families being served. They are designed to be conducted in the home of the family, however, they can be done in an office, park or where ever Mom and the baby are most comfortable.
Here are some benefits of Home Visiting Programs according to Child & Family Research Partnership:
PARENTS AS TEACHERS:
A proven Home Visiting program providing one on one support for parents during the critical early years of child development ages zero to five.
Home Visitors want you and your family to have a great experience with you child.
They respect your values and will give you simple ideas to maximize your child’s development and your family’s well being.