Effectiveness Research

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

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

Displaying 1 - 10 of 21 Models
Model
Meets HHS criteria
Studies
rated
high or
moderate
Last
updated
Model:

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC) Intervention

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Child health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
4
Last updated:
April 2017
Model:

Child First

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Linkages and referrals, Maternal health

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
1
Last updated:
July 2011
Model:

Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO)

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Family economic self-sufficiency, Linkages and referrals, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
7
Last updated:
July 2016
Model:

Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers

Implementation support is not currently available for the model as reviewed.

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Family economic self-sufficiency

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
4
Last updated:
July 2011
Model:

Early Start (New Zealand)

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Child health, Positive parenting practices, Reductions in child maltreatment

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
1
Last updated:
July 2014
Model:

Family Check-Up® For Children

Targets: 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
14
Last updated:
June 2017
Model:

Family Connects

Targets: 0-11 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Linkages and referrals, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
October 2014
Model:

Family Spirit®

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, Tribal Population

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS CriteriaYes, meets HHS criteria for an evidenced based model in tribal populations

High or moderate studies:
4
Last updated:
May 2016
Model:

Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child health, Family economic self-sufficiency, Maternal health, Reductions in child maltreatment

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
4
Last updated:
July 2015
Model:

Healthy Beginnings

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Child development and school readiness, Child health, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
June 2015