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HomVEE reviews the evidence of effectiveness for specific home visiting program models. On this page, links to program models lead to a brief program model description and an overview of review results. The results include evidence of program model effectiveness, details of the studies reviewed, and a summary of findings by outcome domain. Rows are highlighted in green if the program model meets the DHHS criteria for an evidence-based program model

Please read Home Visiting Program Model Effects for a summary across program models.

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Research shows favorable outcomes in:

Model Reports

(Count = 40)
Program ModelsMeets DHHS Criteria?Target PopulationFavorable results in studies with high or moderate ratingNumber of studies rated high or moderate
Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC) Intervention
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months Not applicable 0
Child FIRST
Yes Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Maternal health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Linkages and referrals 1
Child Parent Enrichment Project (CPEP)
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months Maternal health, Child development and school readiness 1
Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS)
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Positive parenting practices 2
Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI)
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Maternal health 1
Durham Connects/Family Connects
Yes Birth-11 months Maternal health, Child health, Positive parenting practices, Linkages and referrals 2
Early Head Start-Home Visiting (EHS-HV)
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices, Family economic self-sufficiency, Linkages and referrals 6
Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months Child health, Family economic self-sufficiency 4
Early Start (New Zealand)
Yes Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Child health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Positive parenting practices 1
Even Start-Home Visiting (Birth to Age 5)
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed
Family Check-Up®
Yes 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Maternal health, Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices 4
Family Connections (Birth to Age 5)
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed
Family Spirit®
Yes Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months Maternal health, Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices 3
Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Not applicable 0
Healthy Families America (HFA)®
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Maternal health, Child health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Reductions in juvenile delinquency, family violence, and Crime, Reductions in juvenile delinquency, family violence, and Crime, Positive parenting practices, Family economic self-sufficiency, Linkages and referrals 19
Healthy Start-Home Visiting
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Not applicable 1
Healthy Steps
Yes Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months Child health, Positive parenting practices 7
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)®
Yes 36-47 months, 48+ months Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices 2
HOMEBUILDERS (Birth to Age 5)®
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed
Home-Start
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months No favorable effects found 1
Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting Program (MECSH)
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Maternal health, Child health, Positive parenting practices 2
Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW)®
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months Not applicable 0
Minding the Baby®
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Maternal health, Child health 2
MOM Program
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Linkages and referrals 1
Mothers’ Advocates in the Community (MOSAIC)
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 48+ months Not applicable 0
North Carolina Baby Love Maternal Outreach Workers Program
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months Not applicable 0
Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)®
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months Maternal health, Child health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Reductions in juvenile delinquency, family violence, and Crime, Positive parenting practices, Family economic self-sufficiency 21
Nurturing Parenting Programs (Birth to Age 5)
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Not applicable 0
Oklahoma’s Community-Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months Maternal health, Positive parenting practices 2
Parent-Child Home Program
No 24-35 months, 36-47 months Positive parenting practices 1
Parents as Teachers (PAT)®
Yes Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Positive parenting practices, Family economic self-sufficiency 7
Philani Outreach Programme
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Not applicable 0
Play and Learning Strategies (PALS)
Yes (PALS Infant only) Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months Child development and school readiness 3
Pride in Parenting (PIP)
No Birth-11 months Not applicable 0
Project 12-Ways/SafeCare®
Yes (SafeCare Augmented only) Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Maternal health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Positive parenting practices, Linkages and referrals 4
Resource Mothers Program
No Pregnant women, Birth-11 months Not applicable 0
Resources, Education, and Care in the Home (REACH)
No Birth-11 months Child health 1
REST Routine
No Birth-11 months Child health 2
Seattle-King County Healthy Homes Project
No 48+ months Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed
Triple P-Positive Parenting Program®-Home Visiting (Triple P-Home Visiting)
No Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months Child development and school readiness 5