Use this interactive tool to learn about practices programs can use to create a positive eating environment. Find out how to build an eating environment that supports children’s healthy growth and development.
This interactive activity will give home visitors a chance to walk through a home visit. Explore how to talk to an expectant family about substance misuse, including opioids.
Use social media to promote your Head Start services, enroll families, and recruit staff. Learn how to develop a social media plan, best practices, and ways to tailor platforms to showcase your program.
Discover the importance of connecting with community partners to provide supports and services for children and families experiencing homelessness. Explore strategies to build and broaden these connections.
Explore the concepts of family engagement and how to engage families experiencing homelessness. Learn to apply these strategies using real-life scenarios.
Learn the seven strategies to expedite enrollment into early childhood and school-age care services. Also, explore how to enhance participation and continuity of care for children experiencing homelessness.
Find out how to determine if a family's situation meets the federal definition of "homeless" for children and youth. Learn to use respectful, strengths-based strategies to learn more about a family's living situation.
Identifying and reaching families experiencing homelessness require planned and active efforts. They are also essential for children and families' access to early childhood and school-age child care programs. Learn how to identify and reach out to families experiencing homelessness. Discover local- and state-level partners you can connect with to enhance efforts in these areas.
Learn why it is important for professionals to understand the definition of "homeless children and youth," in their work with families. The definition is included in Section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act [42 U.S.C. § 11435a(2)].
In this overview, understand more about family homelessness.