Families have access to necessary services through expanded eligibility, reduced administrative burden and fewer barriers to services, and identification of needs and connection to services.
Parents have the skills and incentives for employment and the resources they need to balance working and parenting.
Parents have the financial and material resources they need to provide for their families.
Children are born healthy to healthy parents, and pregnancy experiences and birth outcomes are equitable.
Parents are mentally and physically healthy, with particular attention paid to the perinatal period.
Children experience warm, nurturing, stimulating interactions with their parents that promote healthy development.
When children are not with their parents, they are in high-quality, nurturing, and safe environments.
Children’s emotional, physical, and cognitive development is on track, and delays are identified and addressed early.