Home Visiting

A key function is to serve families and ensure high quality programs while providing support and empowering the community. 

Home Visiting Expansion and Start Up Application

The Department of Children, Youth, and Families is excited to announce the release of two competitive funding opportunities for both an expansion of home visiting services as well as an additional application for start up programs. Please note that there will be two separate application processes for each of the funding sources. For questions about this opportunity please contact home.visiting@dcyf.wa.gov.

Application Resources


2018 HVSA Expansion

Thank you for your interest in this funding for Expanding Home Visiting Programs. Our procurement has now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. If you are interested in our process please feel free to look at any of the posted materials or webinars for more information.

Currently operating home visiting programs (either by DCYF/HVSA and/or another funding sources) delivering home visiting services that propose to expand their current home visiting program (model) to serve additional families. Programs must have at least one full year of implementation (meeting enrollment expectations and meet model fidelity (for evidence based models). Eligible models include Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP); Early Head Start Home-Based Program (EHS), Early Steps to School Success (ESSS), Family Spirit, Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), Outreach Doula, Parents As Teachers (PAT); Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), Steps Towards Effective Enjoyable Parenting (STEEP). Total request may be up to $200,000. 

2018 HVSA Expansion Application

2018 HVSA Expansion Application Guide

2018 Expansion Application Budget Template

2018 HVSA Expansion Funding Letter of Intent to Apply

2018 HVSA Expansion FAQs

Expansion Bidder’s Conference

August 23, 2018 

HVSA Contract and Fiscal Expectations Webinar

August 28, 2018  

HVSA Data Monitoring & Evaluation Webinar

September 5, 2018  


2018 HVSA Start-Up/Installation of New Home Visiting Programs 

Thank you for your interest in this funding for Start-Up/Installation of Home Visiting Programs. Our procurement has now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. If you are interested in our process please feel free to look at any of the posted materials or webinars for more information.

For Organizations that have completed a structured community planning process that:

  • Explored the readiness of their community (and/or the proposed service population) to implement a home visiting program,
  • Explored the use of and selected one of the selected home visiting program model (from among the eligible models listed below) for the proposed population and community, and
  • Are ready to begin installation and initial implementation of that home visiting program model within the identified community.

Organizations that are currently implementing a home visiting program (whether or not they are funded by DCYF/HVSA) should apply under this opportunity only if they are seeking funds for a new program model into their home visiting portfolio; (if they are seeking to expand the services of a currently funded program, they should apply using the 2018 HVSA Expansion Funding Opportunity).  Eligible models include: Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Early Steps to School Success (ESSS), Family Spirit, Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), Outreach Doula, Parents As Teachers (PAT); Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), Steps Towards Effective Enjoyable Parenting (STEEP). Total request per funded program is up to $250,000. 

2018 HVSA Start-Up/Installation Application Guide

2018 HVSA Start-Up/Installation Application Questions

2018 HVSA Start-Up/Installation Application Budget Template

2018 HVSA Funding Opportunity Letter of Intent to Apply

2018 HVSA Start-Up/Installation Application FAQs

StartUp Bidder’s Conference

August 27, 2018

HVSA Contract and Fiscal Expectations Webinar

August 28, 2018 

HVSA Data Monitoring & Evaluation Webinar 

September 5, 2018