The Healthy Outcomes for Maternal and Early-Childhood (H.O.M.E.) Visiting Program is a federally funded program created to facilitate collaboration and partnership at the federal, state, and community levels to improve health and development outcomes for at-risk children through evidence-based home visiting programs. The program is designed to (1) strengthen and improve the programs and activities carried out under Title V of the Social Security Act; (2) improve coordination of services for at-risk communities; and (3) identify and provide comprehensive services to improve outcomes for families who reside in at-risk communities.
The HOME Visiting Program provides free voluntary services to eligible families residing in all villages. These services include 1) Pre-natal Care Planning, 2) Well Baby Care Planning, 3) Parent-Child Educational Curriculum, 4) Development Screening & Activities 7) Parent Support 8) Infant Massage and 9) Referrals.
The goal of the program is to demonstrate among eligible families participating in the program in the following six benchmark areas:
- Improved maternal and newborn health;
- Prevention of child injuries, child abuse, neglect, 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.
Objective in meeting these goals is to change and improve the life trajectories of at-risk young children and families.
H.O.M.E Visiting Program Staff:
Yuline Fitial – Project Coordinator
Jodina Attao – Data Specialist
Zinna Agulto – Family Advocate Supervisor
Leiana Saures – Health Research Analyst
Vacian Pangelinan – Early Identification Assessment Worker
Joyce Macaranas – Administrative Assistant
Monisalyn Blas – Community Outreach Worker
Isabel Davis – Family Partner Advocate
Sharon Kaipat – Family Partner Advocate
Lena Wabol – Family Partner Advocate
Martha Barcinas – Family Partner Advocate (Rota)
Raelynn Iglecias – Family Partner Advocate (Tinian)
For more information on the Healthy Outcomes for Maternal and Early-Childhood (H.O.M.E.) Visiting Program, please contact us by phone at (670) 236-8703.