Three Independent Evaluations of Healthy Kids Programs Find Dramatic Gains in Well-Being of Children and Families

Three Independent Evaluations of Healthy Kids Programs Find Dramatic Gains in Well-Being of Children and Families

A new report funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation presents highlights from a series of evaluations of Healthy Kids programs conducted by Children's Health Initiatives in Los Angeles, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties. Written by researchers from Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., the Urban Institute, and the University of California, San Francisco, the report, Three Independent Evaluations of Healthy Kids Programs Find Dramatic Gains in Well-Being of Children and Families (4 pages, PDF), describes some of the positive impacts such programs have had on children, including improvements in their access to and use of medical services and care.