Family Support


An Introduction to First Teacher


The First Teacher: Home Visiting work unit utilizes three national models: Nurse Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) that collectively focus on six areas:

- Improving maternal physical and mental health
- Reducing physical abuse
- Improving treatment of children (including health and nutrition)
- Promoting economic self-sufficiency for families
- Educating families on how to use the resources that are available to them in their area
- Promoting school readiness

2020 First Teacher Home Visiting Needs Assessment

Impact on Infant Mortality

2020 Statewide Overview of MIECHV Home Visiting Services in Alabama

Statewide Baseline Performance Measures Report: MIECHV

2020 National Home Visiting Resource Center State Profile

2020 First Teacher Service Locations

First Teacher Program Contact Information