Child First, Inc., the National Program Office (NPO), is a nonprofit organization based in Connecticut that supports model implementation throughout the Child First network, which is composed of local providers, known as Child First affiliate agencies. The NPO provides affiliate agencies with ongoing training, clinical consultation, and technical assistance. It also provides data support and access to reports on process and outcome data to support implementation fidelity and quality improvement. The NPO is responsible for accreditation of all Child First affiliates.
Each state or region has a clinical director who (1) provides affiliate agencies in the state or region with clinical and administrative oversight, technical assistance, and biweekly clinical consultation; (2) coordinates meetings with the Child First network and senior leadership; and (3) supports integration of the Child First model into local and state early childhood systems of care.