The number of Mississippi families receiving assistance from “evidence-based” home visiting programs grew by 350 between 2015 and 2017, but almost 230,000 children in the state who could benefit from the visits are still missing out, according to a new report by the National Home Visiting Resource Center (NHVRC).

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