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State & Tribal Profiles


Models implemented in Alabama included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 53 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 52,934 virtual visits
families served
children served


10% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

13% No high school diploma

Child Age

14% <1 year

33% 1-2 years

53% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

77% Public

22% Private

1% None

Primary Language

94% English

5% Spanish

1% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Alabama, there were 257,000 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 342,500 children.

342,500 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 342,500 children who could benefit —

257,000 families could benefit from home visiting

Many home visiting services are geared toward particular subpopulations. The NHVRC estimated the percentage of families who could benefit in Alabama who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 26%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 7%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 27%

Of the 257,000 families who could benefit —

51% of families met one or more priority criteria

21% of families met two or more priority criteria

NHVRC State Profiles present data provided by evidence-based models, which include both MIECHV and non-MIECHV data. This State Profile includes participant data from the following evidence-based models: ABC, HFA, HIPPY, NFP, and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. • To protect confidentiality, race and ethnicity categories with 10 or fewer participants were replaced with *. • Public insurance includes Medicaid, CHIP, and TRICARE. • Low income is defined as family income below the federal poverty threshold. • Single mothers include single, never married mothers or pregnant women. • ABC reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. Private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.