The impacts of home visiting

High quality home visiting programs can be effective methods of delivering family support and child development services and, depending upon the model implemented, can: increase children’s school readiness; improve child health and development; reduce child abuse and neglect; and enhance parents’ abilities to support their children’s healthy cognitive, language, social-emotional, and physical development.  The Zero To Three organization has a wonderful toolkit which highlights research that illustrate the impacts of home visiting programs on children and families.  Pages 4 and 5 are especially strong for making a business case for home visiting.

http://www.zerotothree.org/public-policy/policy-toolkit/homevisitssing_mar5.pdf