This brief summarizes opportunities, challenges, and steps required to expand home visiting services to support HBCC providers. It is one of a series of briefs on supporting HBCC provider participation in a number of federal programs and service systems. Based on interviews with experts and a brief literature review, we first describe the HBCC context and what home visiting is. Then, we explain the benefits of home visiting for different types of HBCC providers, how home visiting is funded, key considerations for expanding home visiting to HBCC, recommended action steps for states and the home visiting field, and future research directions.
This brief is part a series focused on supporting greater home-based child care provider participation in various federal programs or service systems.