The Home Visiting Advisory Committee (HVAC) is in statute with the purpose to advise the “Home Visiting Services Account (HVSA) partnership regarding research and the distribution of funds from the account to eligible programs.” The committee provides oversight and strategic direction to Washington State’s home visiting systems building and expansion of services.
The goals of the committee are:
- Ensure access to home visiting services for families that could benefit most in Washington State.
- Establish a consistent and effective process to gather feedback from stakeholders regarding home visiting and advise leadership regarding home visiting direction.
- Utilize data to understand community need and disperse funding to communities that could benefit most.
- Support home visiting services in being integrated and accessible in communities so that families can access services that fit their needs.
To learn more about the HVAC, see the HVAC Orientation Manual.