About Us

What is the Office of Home Visiting?

The Office of Home Visiting (OHV) is a Utah Department of Health program. The OHV acts as a support and resource center for entities interested in implementing an evidence-based or research-informed home visitation program.

What we do:

  • Support home visiting programs with training and technical assistance
  • Provide support for starting new evidence-based home visiting programs
  • Augment and, or, develop knowledge and linkages between home visiting programs and the related services systems at the state and community level identified as but not limited to:
    • Other home visiting programs
    • Health care providers
    • Substance Abuse providers
    • Mental health providers
    • Child care, and
    • Parenting programs
  • Identify existing and new sources of funding for local home visiting programs
  • Promote evidence-based home visiting as an effective way to prevent child abuse
  • Conduct evaluation of EBHV programs currently operating in Utah

Program models we support: