Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles


Models implemented in Alaska included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 14 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 1,938 virtual visits
families served
children served


8% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

13% No high school diploma

Child Age

33% <1 year

55% 1-2 years

12% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

80% Public

7% Private

13% None

Primary Language

87% English

3% Spanish

10% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Alaska, there were 44,600 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 59,800 children.

59,800 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 59,800 children who could benefit —

44,600 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 17%

Of the 44,600 families who could benefit —

44% of families met one or more priority criteria

13% 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. • 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. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS did not report home visits. Data for child insurance status were not included. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.