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2023 Yearbook


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
including 3,650 virtual visits
families served
children served


8% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

12% No high school diploma

Child Age

35% <1 year

53% 1-2 years

12% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

77% Public

7% Private

16% None

Primary Language

60% English

2% Spanish

39% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Alaska, there were 46,900 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 61,100 children.

61,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 61,100 children who could benefit —

46,900 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 priority criteria:

  • Child <1 21%
  • Single mother 19%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 3%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 18%

Of the 46,900 families who could benefit —

45% of families met one or more priority criteria

14% 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: 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 and ethnicity data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits. Data for child insurance status were not included. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.