New Report Shows Home Visiting Programs Cut Crime and Boost the Economy

Law enforcement and business leaders highlight home visiting programs’ value in reducing child abuse and neglect, which curbs crime, while positively impacting the economy.

New Report Shows Home Visiting Programs Cut Crime and Boost the Economy Law enforcement and business leaders highlight home visiting programs’ value in reducing child abuse and neglect, which curbs crime, while positively impacting the economy.

Today, Council for a Strong America ’s business and law enforcement leaders, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids and ReadyNation, released a new report, Parenting Works: The Public Safety and Economic Benefits of Home Visiting . The report focuses on the power of voluntary home visiting in increasing public safety and positively impacting communities through an improved workforce and fiscal savings. The programs instill stability and independence by counseling parents on the skills needed to stimulate their child’s development and avoid harmful practices that can result in abuse and neglect. Read the report. A Missouri PAT mother is highlighted in the report.