Healthcare Providers & Community Agencies

Parenting can be tough! But, help for parents is available! Refer parents to the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program, a home based parenting program in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Hamilton, Marion and Putnam Counties.

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MIECHV is available to parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 3 whose lives are impacted by these situations:

  • Low-income
  • Teen parent
  • Low educational attainment
  • Child abuse or neglect
  • Substance abuse
  • Tobacco use in the home
  • Children with developmental delays, disabilities or chronic health issues
  • Military family

REFER PARENTS who fall into one or more of these categories to the MIECHV program so they may be able to receive:

  • Free parenting support
  • Education about child development
  • Developmental screenings
  • Resources to strengthen their families

REFER PARENTS to the MIECHV program and you will benefit because:

  • We help parents follow their provider’s advice and meet appointments
  • We connect families to resources that fit their needs


Learn more about MIECHV Download the referral brochure Download the referral form