FY 2017 Home Visiting Innovation Awards


Awards Made on November 29, 2016: Total Award Amount: $17,041,777

State Organization Priority Areas*

Award Amount

#1 #2 #3 #4
Colorado Colorado - Department of Human Services       $949,664
District of Columbia District of Columbia Department of Health     $1,494,700
Georgia Georgia Department of Human Services       $2,000,000

Iowa Department of Public Health

*Collaborative proposal with Virginia Department of Health

Kansas Kansas Department of Health and Environment       $806,605
Louisiana Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals       $2,000,000
North Dakota Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota       $1,960,193

Washington State Department of Early Learning

*Collaborative proposal with Idaho Department of Health Welfare, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Oregon Health Authority

Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Children and Families   $1,599,821

Awards Made on January 17, 2017: Total Award Amount: $11,037,826

State Organization Priority Areas*

Award Amount

#1 #2 #3 #4
Indiana Indiana State Department of Health       $2,000,000
Delaware Delaware Department of Health and Social Services   $1,529,980
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Department of Health     $1,980,140
Connecticut State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood     $1,527,706
New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Health

*Collaborative proposal with Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


Priority Area Descriptions

Priority #1: Recruitment, engagement, and retention of eligible families

Priority #2: Development and retention of a trained, highly skilled home visiting workforce

Priority #3: Coordination of home visiting programs with community resources and supports, including high-quality, comprehensive statewide and/or local early childhood systems, such as child health, behavioral health, and human services systems

Priority #4: Implementation of effective continuous quality improvement processes

Date Last Reviewed:  January 2017