This fact sheet highlights an overview of implementing lead remediation practices, and how by investing in children’s health now can prevent Pennsylvania’s children from being exposed to lead and ensure that they are less likely to be involved in the justice system later in life.
By Subject: Child Welfare | Early Childhood Education | Home Visiting | K-12 Education | Maternal and Child Health | Prenatal-to-Age-Three
This fact sheet is a high-level overview of the Women, Children, and Infants (WIC) Nutrition Program which also includes feedback from WIC families on areas for improvement to the program.
This is a fact sheet that highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the Women, Children, and Infants (WIC) Nutrition Program throughout Pennsylvania, including both challenges and positive improvements for clients.
This data dashboard tracks the Pennsylvania prenatal-to-age-three collaborative’s progress toward increasing the number of low-income infants and toddlers and their families receiving high-quality services by 25% (approximately 44,000) by 2023 and by 50% (approximately 89,000) by 2025. We focus on child care policy, home-visiting, children’s health insurance, lead screening and abatement, child nutrition (WIC), and perinatal […]
WIC is a cost-effective program with proven benefits, however, declining participation has had a substantial impact on Pennsylvania, threatening the program’s ability to ensure children and families thrive. While the pandemic has hastened progress on issues that existed prior to COVID-19 and has propelled the program forward on long-delayed innovations, these advances must be coupled […]