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2023 Yearbook


Models implemented in Colorado included Child First, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and SafeCare Augmented. Statewide, 95 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 52,212 virtual visits
families served
children served


53% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

22% No high school diploma

Child Age

30% <1 year

45% 1-2 years

25% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

87% Public

9% Private

4% None

Primary Language

79% English

18% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Colorado, there were 296,800 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 387,700 children.

387,700 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 387,700 children who could benefit —

296,800 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 Colorado who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 15%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 15%

Of the 296,800 families who could benefit —

41% of families met one or more priority criteria

12% 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: Child First, EHS, 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. • 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. • 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.