Head Start Approaches to Strengthening Families

In 2007, the Office of Head Start and 24 participating grantees launched the Healthy Marriage and Family Initiative (HMFI) to help stabilize and strengthen the home environments of children and families. In the video below, parents talk about how participation in HMFI has enhanced communication with their children. The report offers Head Start and Early Head Start program staff strategies to help strengthen relationships in the families they serve.

Head Start Approaches to Strengthening Families. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2012. English. [PDF, 3.7MB].

Last Reviewed: February 2012

Last Updated: November 13, 2014