We are pleased to announce that funding will be available beginning April 1, 2012 for the development
and provision of services to support pregnant and parenting teens and women.

The purpose of this funding is to provide additional and expanded home visiting services for pregnant and parenting young
Funded programs must provide these home visiting services using the THRIVE Model that includes periodic visits to the
home prenatally and/or following the birth of a child. Requirements for receiving this funding include working with the Arkansas
Children’s Trust Fund to become a Healthy Families America certified site as well as completing any additional staff training.

Organizations interested in applying for grant funds can
click here for more information about the THRIVE Model, other funding
criteria and the timeline of important dates, including the submission of a Letter of Intent to Apply, due by
January 20, 2012.
Arkansas Parenting Education Network
For more information about APEN, please visit the APEN site.