Provincial Program Evaluations

Provincial program evaluations provide information for cross-sectoral policy and program decision-making.

Healthy Child Manitoba supports the following provincial program evaluations:

Families First Home Visiting Program
The Families First home visiting program provides services to families who want parenting supports. The aim of this evaluation was to determine if the well-being of at-risk families was improved by participating in Manitoba’s Families First home visiting program.

Families First Program Evaluation Report | February 2010 Adobe Reader

Families First Program Evaluation Highlights | April 2005Adobe Reader

MCHP Deliverable: Next Steps in the Provincial Evaluation of the BabyFirst Program: Measuring Early Impacts on Outcomes Associated with Child Maltreatment | October 2007 Adobe Reader Summary Adobe Reader


Healthy Baby
In 2001 the Healthy Baby Program was introduced in Manitoba by the Healthy Child Manitoba Office. The goal of this program was to increase the health of Manitoba's most vulnerable babies with an income supplement and/or community support programs targeted towards low income mothers and families.

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy Evaluation, 2010
This report evaluates the impact the program had on prenatal and perinatal health, as well as health outcomes of children in the program up to their first birthday.

To view the report, click here.

To view the report summary, click here.

Learn more about the Healthy Baby program:

Healthy Baby Participant Risk Factors | October 2010 Adobe Reader

Healthy Baby Participant Socio Economic Characteristics | October 2010 Adobe Reader

Healthy Baby Participant Characteristics | December 2009 Adobe Reader

Healthy Baby Program Attendance Report | December 2009 Adobe Reader

Healthy Baby Infant Feeding Report | December 2009 Adobe Reader

Healthy Baby Satisfaction Report | December 2009 Adobe Reader


Healthy Schools
Healthy Schools
is Manitoba’s school health initiative designed to promote the physical, emotional and social health of school communities.


Parent Child Coalition Process Evaluation
Parent Child Coalitions
participated in a process evaluation survey that looked at how Coalitions were working together.

View Parent Child Coalition Process Evaluation Report | 2005 Adobe Reader 

Roots of Empathy
From 2002 to 2006 Manitoba conducted a randomized controlled trial and longitudinal follow-up to determine the real world effectiveness of the ROE program, as delivered under routine conditions of practice in school divisions. This article was published in Healthcare Quarterly.

Healthcare Quarterly, 14(Special Issue 2) 2011: 80-91: Effectiveness of School-Based Violence Prevention for Children and Youth: A Research Report

Read more about Roots of Empathy in Manitoba

Learn more about the Roots of Empathy Evaluation Adobe Reader



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Manitoba Education and Training • Manitoba Families • Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living • Manitoba Indigenous and Northern Relations • Manitoba Justice • Manitoba Sustainable Development / Francophone Affairs / Status of Women