Comparing Virtual to In-Person Home Visiting in the Welcome Baby Program

How does virtual home visiting compare to in-person support? The numbers are in from last year, and they suggest that Welcome Baby provided valuable services for families during the pandemic.

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#HomeVisitingWorks: Honoring the Changemakers at the 2021 Family Strengthening Network Summit

L.A. County has the largest home visiting initiative in the nation. Over 70,000 visits this fiscal year! At this annual event we take stock and celebrate how Family Strengthening Network staff are changing lives. Watch highlights — or the whole event — here.

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New Mom Describes Welcome Baby Benefits as “Truly Amazing”

Jocelyn joins her Parent Coach Barbara Ortega and Welcome Baby Program Manager Maria Magaña to discuss her experience in the Welcome Baby program at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

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Home Visiting During COVID-19: The Transition From In-Person to Virtual Visits

What’s home visiting like when you can’t visit homes? Managers and staff at programs in L.A. County shared their experiences. See the infographics we created to tell their story.

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Webinar: How, and Why, to Encourage California Families to Participate in the Census

There’s a lot riding on the Census. This webinar and related resources will help you help families understand the importance — and the safety — of getting everyone counted.

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Peer to Peer Workshop: Engaging and Supporting Fathers Through Home Visiting

There is still room for improvement when it comes to increasing father engagement in home visiting. At our Family Strengthening Network Peer to Peer Workshops this year, we’re looking at how to support dads — and how that helps the whole family.

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“Being in Welcome Baby was a refresher for me, even though this was my fourth child.”

Welcome Baby may be especially helpful for first-time parents, but there’s plenty to learn with each pregnancy — and all expecting families can use a little extra support.

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