Tribal Home Visiting



FNA Tribal Home Visiting program is a comprehensive early childhood education and family support program designed to honor traditional values in supporting parents as they raise healthy happy children.

Who We Serve

  • Prenatal to age 5
  • Alaskan Native/American Indian residing in the Fairbanks North Star Borough
  • Teen parents regardless of ethnicity
  • Foster Parents of Alaskan Native/American Indian children
  • Parents who have adopted Alaskan Native/American Indian children
  • There are no income requirements

Program Goal

The goal of the FNA Tribal Home Visiting Project is to support the development of healthy, happy, successful Alaskan Native/American Indian children and families. We use the time tested, high quality Parents as Teachers curriculum to help you meet your parenting goals.

What Parents Can Expect

  • 1 1/2 hour weekly or bi-weekly visits with certified Parent Educators
  • 2 cultural group connections a month
  • Annual developmental, hearing, and vision screenings
  • Resource networking
  • Parent/Child activities that promote school readiness

Services Offered

  • Individualized, culturally sensitive home visits and group meetings
  • Developmental, hearing, and vision screenings
  • Resource referrals
  • Parent and Child Resource Library
  • Child’s book distribution
  • Center based store: Participating parents use punch cards that they can use to purchase items such as diapers and developmentally appropriate toys for children 0-5.