James Bell Associates (JBA) is an evaluation and research services firm specializing in program evaluations, technical assistance, and support for the design and implementation of innovative social service and public health programs. For the purposes of this project, James Bell Associates has subcontracted with The Urban Institute, a nonprofit policy research organization.

This grant provides support for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information and research about home visiting programs. The project aims to describe the current state of the home visiting field and provide recommendations for policy and program improvements. This includes publishing data and performance evaluation outcomes in an annual home visiting yearbook, and creating an online central resource for information on home visiting programs and research.