Models implemented in Arkansas included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 66 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
<1% American Indian/Alaska Native
<1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
12% Hispanic or Latino
17% No high school diploma
7% <1 year
12% 1-2 years
81% 3-5 years
Child Insurance Status
In Arkansas, there were 175,900 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 225,400 children.
Of the 175,900 families who could benefit —
54% of families met one or more priority criteria
24% of families met two or more priority criteria