News & Events

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week: April 27 to May 4 is the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week.

Newest Certified Parent Survey Community Outreach Staff

Congratulations to Georgia's newest certified Parent Survey Community Outreach staff.

Healthy Families Houston is Accredited!

New Video Highlights MIECHV Program

New Video Highlights MIECHV Program

New Video Highlights MIECHV Program

Congratulations to this year’s Healthy Families of Columbus Graduates!

On July 11, 2018, over sixty people joined in to celebrate the graduation of six dedicated families who graduated from the Healthy Families Georgia Program.

New Staff and Promotions

Please extend a warm welcome our newest Home Visitors, First Steps staff and supervisors to our growing Georgia Home Visiting Program network dedicated to improving the lives of children and families across our state.

Augusta Partnership for Children awards Employee of the Year to Parent Educator

Congratulations to Rochelle Myers, Home Visitor with the Parents as Teachers program at Augusta Partnership for Children who was just named their Employee of the Year.

Healthy Families Program Hosts Graduation Ceremony

Healthy Families Program of Coastal Georgia hosts graduation ceremony in Brunswick, GA. Read more by clicking the link below:

HRSA Awards $342 Million to Support Families Through the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced approximately $342 million in funding to 55 states, territories, and nonprofit organizations through the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Prog

Home Visiting and Pediatric Family-Centered Medical Care

Home visiting programs are beginning to expand pediatric medical care into communities. Access the article here:

Governor Deal announces launch of Words2Reading website

On July 25, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), announced the launch of the Words2Reading website, a web tool with curated resources for families, caregivers and teachers to help develop and

Innovative Strategies to Address Diaper Need

The inability to afford diapers for babies and toddlers is a significant source of stress for low-income families. Gaps in federal safety net programs currently prevent them from addressing this challenge. However, innovative strategies to address diaper need are emerging.

Parenting Works: The Public Safety and Economic Benefits of Home Visiting

How home visiting programs help at-risk parents, which in turn benefit society.

Featured Plenary Speaker for the 2017 GA Home Visiting Institute

2017 Georgia Parents as Teachers Network Institute

The 2017 Georgia Parents as Teachers Network Institute: "Partner, Facilitate, Reflect" was a huge success on March 16, bringing together Parents as Teachers programs from across the state for a day of professional development,

Great Start Georgia is proud to be a part of the Home Visiting Coalition

Great Start Georgia is proud to be a part of the Home Visiting Coalition, a diverse group of organizations committed to the well-being of children, working to promote continued federal suppor

SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Georgia Home Visiting Institute

Save the Date! The 2017 Georgia Home Visiting Institute (HVI) will take place on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Wyndham Peachtree Hotel and Conference Center in Peachtree City, G

Postpartum Depression Legislation Signed Into Law by President Obama

New legislation under the Bringing Depression Out of the Shadows Act will provide $5 million annually to states for culturally competent screening and support for programs to treat postpartum depression.