Learn how to fund and financially sustain IECMHC services. Access information about key funding streams and strategies for making funding requests.
Vision Statement on Financing
The Center’s vision is that policymakers and public and private funders will recognize the social and economic value of infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) and will establish the consistent and long-term funding needed to sustain ongoing, comprehensive, and high-quality IECMHC implementation in all states and tribal communities.
The Financing Guidance for IECMHC – 2017 (PDF | 1 MB) includes resources, access strategies, planning tips, and snapshots of success, with examples of approaches to IECMHC funding. It also suggests potential funding sources for IECMHC.
- Tip Sheet: Funding Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation for Home Visiting Programs (PDF | 352 KB)
- Tip Sheet: Funding Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: Lessons Learned from Arkansas’s Project PLAY (PDF | 618 KB)
- Tip Sheet: Illinois’s Approach to Building and Sustaining Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (PDF | 367 KB)
Find additional resources in the IECMHC Toolbox, including guidance on: