Planning and Implementing Home Visiting Programs: State and Local Examples
Building a System of Support for Evidence-Based Home Visitation Programs in Illinois: Early Findings from the Strong Foundations Evaluation (PDF - 3564 KB)
Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago (2011)
Offers some preliminary findings and recommendations on aspects of State-level structures and supports for evidence-based home visitation services, as well as program implementation and quality.
Growing What Works: Lessons Learned From Pennsylvania's Nurse-Family Partnership Initiative (PDF - 1620 KB)
Stavrakos, Summerville, & Johnson (2009)
Provides lessons for replicating evidence-based models statewide and includes information on selecting implementing agencies, fostering relationships among geographically dispersed sites, monitoring program results, and engaging local leaders.
The Importance of Fatherhood in Home Visiting (PDF - 978 KB)
Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (2012)
Reviews economic, developmental, social, and other benefits to families when fathers are involved in their children's lives. The issue brief also shares strategies of successful home visiting programs.
Initial Report on the Empowering Families of Milwaukee Home Visiting Program, July 2005-December 2006 (PDF - 139 KB)
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services Office of Policy Initiatives and Budget, & Division of Public Health (2007)
Provides an overview of planning and initial implementation in the first 18 months of the Empowering Families of Milwaukee program, including information on funding, program partners, staffing, caseloads, training, and preliminary evaluation findings.
The Nurturing Families Network Policy and Practice Manual (PDF - 985 KB)
State of Connecticut Children's Trust Fund (2013)
Offers a policy and practice manual designed to assist Connecticut Nurturing Families Network family service providers in program implementation by explaining the Nurturing Families Network and offers intensive home-visiting services that focus on four general areas: nurturing parents, healthy families, parent life outcomes, and school readiness.
Universal Prenatal/Postpartum Care and Home Visitation: The Plan for an Ideal System in New York State (PDF - 712 KB)
Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (2007)
Describes an ideal system of services in New York that would support new families by providing three components: statewide prenatal care, postpartum screening, and comprehensive home visiting.
The Vision for Early Childhood Home Visiting Services in Arizona: A Plan of Action 2010-2015 (PDF - 1372 KB)
Arizona Early Childhood Home Visiting Task Force (2010)
Provides recommendations and an implementation plan that calls for continued involvement and collaboration among funders and providers of service; methods to assure high-quality, effective home visiting services; and priorities for targeting new funding opportunities.