How Has New Jersey Built a Continuum of Home Visiting Services?
Home visiting programs support parents with education, referrals for community-based services, and goal setting. These programs yield positive impacts such as reduced child maltreatment, better child and maternal health, increased school readiness, and enhanced family economic self-sufficiency. This blogpost includes questions and answers from senior New Jersey officials on the design and implementation of their home visiting programs. Key questions include: How has your approach to home visiting evolved over the years? How were you able to scale up these programs to offer them statewide? What advice would you give to another jurisdiction that wants to develop a home visiting program or network?
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