Home Visiting Programs
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, home visiting is defined as:
A program that includes home visiting as a primary service delivery strategy. These programs are offered on a voluntary basis to pregnant women or parents of children birth to age 5 targeting one or more of the following outcomes: improved maternal and child health, prevention of child injuries, child abuse, or maltreatment, and reduction of emergency department visits, improvement in school readiness and achievement, reduction in crime or domestic violence, improvements in family economic self-sufficiency, and improvements in the coordination and referrals for other community resources and supports.
Local organizations that provide home visiting are:
- 500 E. Lake Shore Dr., Decatur, IL 62526
iGrow – Macon County Health Department
- 1221 E. Condit St., Decatur, IL 62521
- 2121 Hubbard Ave., Decatur, IL 62526
- 2912 N. University Ave., Decatur, IL 62526
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