Govenor approves of $6 million in new funding for home visiting programs

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On June 10, Governor Mike Parson signed the FY 2020 state budget, which includes more than $6 million in new funding for home visitation programs. Parents as Teachers will receive $3,058,000 to serve an additional 1,529 high need families. Children’s Division will receive an additional $3,074,000 to expand their home visitation program statewide, which focuses on preventing child abuse and neglect and diverting children from the custody and care of the state.