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Implementing Nurturing Parenting Programs (Birth to Age 5)

Estimated Costs of Implementation

Last Updated

April 2015


Average Cost per Family

The average cost per family varies depending upon the length of the program (number of home visits), the salary of the home visitor, transportation costs, and other factors.


Labor Costs

Labor costs vary by agency and depend upon the type of staff employed by sites.


Purchase of Model or Operating License

No charges are incurred for an operating license to implement the Nurturing Parenting Programs.


Materials and Forms

The costs of the full program materials for home-based Nurturing Parenting Programs models are [all costs reflect 2015 dollars]:

Nurturing Program for Prenatal Families: $1,064.85

Nurturing Program for Parents and Their Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers: $1,639.85 to $1,864.85

Nurturing Program for Teen Parents and Families Program: $1,550.85 to $1,775.85

Nurturing Skills for Families Program: $1,924.95 to $2,149.95

Nurturing Skills for Teen Parents Program: $1,334.80

Nurturing America’s Military Families Program: $1,334.95 to $1,559.95

Spanish Speaking Parents and Their Children Birth to 12 Years Program: $1,574.95 to $1,799.95


Training and Technical Assistance

Three-day Nurturing Parenting Program facilitator training costs $250 to $400 per person depending on location and trainer [2015 dollars].

Email and telephone consultation is free. A toll-free number is available to assist customers in program implementation. More than 100 trainers and consultants are available to assist staff on issues about program implementation, facilitating sessions, and gathering and interpreting program assessment data.



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 April 2015. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by Family Development Resources, Inc. on April 9, 2015. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.