A new Duke University Center for Child and Family Policy study claims that nurse home visits for infants save $3 for every $1 spent.
The home visiting program more than paid for itself within the first six months of an infant's life. The new research appears online in the December issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
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Federal Programs Related to - Child Care
Programs that provide substitute parental care for children during some portion of a twenty-four hour day. After School Care; Babysitting Services; Before School Care; Child Care Centers; Child Care Co-ops; Child Caregivers; Children's Day Care; Corporate Day Care; Drop-In Child Care; Extended Day Care; Faith-Based Child Care Programs; Family Child Care Homes; Infant Care Centers; In-Home Child Care; Latchkey Child Care Programs; Nanny Services; Nighttime Child Care; Sick Child Care
Federal Programs Related to - Family-Based Services
Programs that provide a social services designed to support healthy family development; improve the family's ability to resolve problems; and prevent unnecessary placement of children in alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Family Strengthening Programs