Models implemented in Arkansas included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and SafeCare Augmented. Statewide, 55 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
including 28,532 virtual visits
<1%American Indian Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
12%Hispanic or Latino
13%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Arkansas, there were 178,700 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 221,400 children.
221,400 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 221,400 children who could benefit —
178,700 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 Arkansas who met the following priority criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma6%
Pregnant woman or mother <214%
Of the 178,700 families who could benefit —
52% of families met one or more priority criteria
22% 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: Family Connects, HFA, HIPPY, NFP, PAT, and SafeCare Augmented. • 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. • Family Connects did not report children served. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. Private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • SafeCare Augmented reported language of service delivery, caregiver ethnicity and race, and families served only. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served.
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