Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)

Through funding from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, the Illinois Department of Human Services implements the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) in the following 12 communities across the state. 

  • Cicero Township
  • East St. Louis
  • Elgin
  • Kankakee County
  • Lake County
  • Macon County
  • Mid-Central Cluster (Dewitt, Logan, McLean, and Piatt Counties)
  • Peoria
  • Rockford
  • Southside Cluster (Englewood/Greater Grand Crossing in Chicago/West Englewood)
  • Stephenson/Jo Davies Counties
  • Vermilion County

MIECHV Strategy

MIECHV is designed to use evidence-based home visitation as a strategy to do the following:

  • strengthen and improve the programs and activities carried out under Title V
  • improve coordination of services for at-risk communities
  • identify and provide comprehensive services to improve outcomes for families who reside in at-risk communities

More information about MIECHV can be found here.