Our Publications

Family Connects International has developed a number of short publications on the Family Connects model and information relevant to the early childhood field. Users are encouraged to download and share these materials without adaptation. If you are interested in adapting any FCI materials, please contact us for permission.

Articles in external journals can be found here.

Supporting and Strengthening Families in Rural NC (Oct 2021)

Family Connects International partners with Smart Start in North Carolina.

Family Connects National Snapshot (Aug 2021)

A high-level look at Family Connects sites and results.

Family Connects Texas Snapshot (Sept 2021)

A high-level look at Family Connects sites in Texas.

Family Connects Illinois Snapshot (Sept 2021)

A high-level look at Family Connects sites in North Carolina.

Family Connects North Carolina Snapshot (Aug 2021)

A high-level look at Family Connects sites in North Carolina.

Achieving Whole Person Care in the Postpartum Period Through Partnership Between Medical Providers and Community Organizations (September 2021)

A white paper on how community partners and medical providers can work together to meet the medical and psychosocial needs of families with newborns in the postpartum period.

Family Connects: A Strategy to Improve Health During the Fourth Trimester (2021)

This brief document highlights how the Family Connects model is in line with guidance from the medical community on postpartum care.

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Postpartum Period Using Family Connects (2021)

How the model helps mitigate barriers that limit the spread of successful clinical-community collaborations to address SDOH

A Paradigm Shift Toward Development of Equitable Population-level Solutions (2020)

A white paper illustrating how the COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated our outdated and inequitable systems.

Family Connects: An overview of the evidence (2021)

A flyer summarizing key evidence on the positive impact of Family Connects.

Three reasons nurses are a critical component of the Family Connects model (2019)

Find out why our model requires that home visits be conducted by a registered nurse.

Family Connects International brochure (2018)

An overview of Family Connects International and the Family Connects model.

Right from the start: The story of Durham Connects (2015)

Family Connects began as Durham Connects. This piece is an in-depth look at the history and results of the model.