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 11 - 20 of 50 Models
Model
Meets HHS criteria
Studies
rated
high or
moderate
Last
updated
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 Connections (Birth to Age 5)

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

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
No eligible studies
Last updated:
July 2011
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:

Following Baby Back Home (FBBH)

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

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
May 2018
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:

HealthConnect One's® Community-Based Doula Program

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
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
Model:

Healthy Families America (HFA)®

Targets: Pregnant women, 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, Family economic self-sufficiency, Linkages and referrals, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices, Reductions in child maltreatment, Reductions in juvenile delinquency, family violence, and Crime

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
24
Last updated:
September 2018
Model:

Healthy Start-Home Visiting

HHS has determined that Healthy Start is not eligible for review by HomVEE because it is a federal grant program and not a home visiting model. Information on Healthy Start has been removed from the website.

Targets: Not applicable

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Not a home visiting model

High or moderate studies:
No eligible studies
Last updated: