Loveland Magazine: Sherrod Brown on the success of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting

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Loveland Magazine: Sherrod Brown on the success of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting

Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) met with Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell and Delaware County Sheriff Russell Martin in Washington, D.C. Brown, Blackwell, and Russell discussed the success of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Programs in Ohio and the pressing need to extend funding for the program which is set to expire on March 31, 2015. Chief Blackwell and Sherriff Martin spoke under the auspices of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a bipartisan non-profit anti-crime organization.

Brown said, “Home Visiting programs are proven methods to help ensure that at-risk parents have the resources needed to ensure the safety and emotional and physical development of their children,” Brown said. “Prevention begins in the home and the Home Visiting model is critical for the well-being of our communities.”

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