Family together at home

State & Indigenous 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, 52 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 28,341 virtual visits
families served
children served


11% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

14% No high school diploma

Child Age

16% <1 year

34% 1-2 years

50% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

78% Public

21% Private

1% None

Primary Language

94% English

5% Spanish

1% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Alabama, there were 254,700 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 344,500 children.

344,500 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 344,500 children who could benefit —

254,700 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 18%
  • Single mother 26%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 6%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 26%

Of the 254,700 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: HFA, HIPPY, NFP, and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. • 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. • HFA data for private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.