Models implemented in Alaska included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers.
Statewide, 15 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
45%American Indian/Alaska Native
2%Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
11%Hispanic or Latino
13%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Alaska, there were 48,200 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 63,400 children.
63,400 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 63,400 children who could benefit —
48,200 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 Alaska who met the following targeting criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma4%
Pregnant woman or mother <214%
Of the 48,200 families who could benefit —
48% of families met one or more targeting criteria
16% of families met two or more targeting 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: EHS, 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. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.
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