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Implementing MOM Program

Estimated Costs of Implementation

Last Updated

July 2013


Average Cost per Family

The estimated cost for all services over the initial 33-month demonstration period—including phone calls, travel, and up to 11 home visits—ranged from $22 to $282 per participant, with an average total cost of $157 per participant. The estimated average annual cost was $57 per participant. This estimate was based on staff salaries and did not include administrative costs. Costs were estimated during the demonstration phase (2001 to 2004).


Labor Costs

The annual total cost for four home visitor salaries was $141,386 [2004 dollars].


Purchase of Model or Operating License

No information is available about the costs of operating the program.


Materials and Forms

The ASQ and another screening tool (the Denver Developmental Screening Test) cost approximately $1,000 [2005 dollars].


Training and Technical Assistance

No information is available about the costs of training and technical assistance.



No information is available about the costs of data systems used to support implementation.


Recruitment and Retention

No information is available about the costs of recruiting and retaining families.



The information contained on this page was last updated in July 2013. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by Dr. Radcliffe of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Dr. Schwarz of the City of Philadelphia, on June 20, 2013. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.