Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles


Models implemented in Delaware included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and Promoting First Relationships. Statewide, 10 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 7,012 virtual visits
families served
children served


30% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

23% No high school diploma

Child Age

34% <1 year

45% 1-2 years

20% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

92% Public

3% Private

5% None

Primary Language

76% English

15% Spanish

9% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Delaware, there were 45,700 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 62,900 children.

62,900 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 62,900 children who could benefit —

45,700 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 Delaware who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 17%
  • Single mother 29%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 7%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 22%

Of the 45,700 families who could benefit —

52% of families met one or more priority criteria

19% 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: ABC, EHS, HFA, NFP, PAT, and PFR. • 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. • ABC reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • 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. • HFA data for private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • PFR reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only.