Family Voices received $1,000,000 through the 2020 CARES Act to Support Telehealth for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs


Expand Telehealth Access and Infrastructure for the National Network of MCHB-funded Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs)

Establish partnerships and support communities of practices

Identify, develop, and disseminate information and curricula


Family Voices conducted a needs assessment, consisting of three components:

A Convening of Cultural Guides

A Telehealth Capacity Survey for the 59 Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2Fs)

A Telehealth Readiness Quiz for families in English and Spanish

How to navigate the Family Voices Telehealth Curriculum

¿Cómo navegar el currículo de Telemedicina de Family Voices?


Activity: Provide mini-grants to the MCHB-funded Family-to-Family Health Information Centers

Telehealth Academy

Activity: Build the capacity of F2Fs to deliver telehealth services and support families in accessing telehealth services  through the Telehealth Academy

Communities of Practice

Activity: Determine best practices and barriers for families through Regional Communities of Practice

The Nuts and Bolts of Telemedicine Curriculum

Activity: Educate families on telehealth through The Nuts and Bolts of Telemedicine Curriculum

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Family Resources

  • Barrier Busters
  • Checklists
  • Videos
  • Infographics
  • Definitions
  • Worksheets
  • Social Media

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  • Videos
  • Social Stories

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,000,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit

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Our Vision

With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

Our Mission

Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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