Focus groups held with parents, home visitors, and community stakeholders revealed that Best Start LA, a place-based community investment in Los Angeles County designed to improve the well-being, development, and care experienced in children ages five and under, continued to receive strong support during its third year of implementation. Mothers receiving Welcome Baby! home visiting expressed great appreciation of the support the program provides. Home visitors described positive changes to the Welcome Baby! model that increased their ability to serve and retain mothers. Stakeholders similarly reported positive developments in community mobilization efforts, but continue to look for ways to become more efficient and effective.
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