Implementing Home-Start

Implementation last updated: 2015

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Estimated costs of implementation

Average cost per family

On average, it costs £1,000 for Home-Start UK to visit a family every week for a year [calculated in 2013 dollars, approximately US $1,500]. Costs range from £700 to £1,400 a year [approximately US $1,000 to US $2,100], depending on the location of the Home-Start UK scheme.

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Labor costs

No information is available about the costs associated with staffing.

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Purchase of model or operating license

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

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Cost of materials and forms

No information is available about the costs of materials and forms.

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Cost of training and technical assistance

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

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Infrastructure costs

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

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Recruitment and retention costs

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

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Implementation notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in July 2015. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by Home-Start UK on April 24, 2015. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.

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