State & Tribal Profiles

Florida

Models implemented in Florida included Child First, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Minding the Baby, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 102 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

209,819
home visits provided
16,051
families served
24,347
children served

Ethnicity

39% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

41% No high school diploma

Child Age

35% <1 year

36% 1-2 years

29% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

89% Public

6% Private

5% None

Primary Language

68% English

27% Spanish

5% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Florida, there were 989,500 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 1,287,200 children.

1,287,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 1,287,200 children who could benefit —

989,500 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 Florida who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 27%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 7%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 26%

Of the 989,500 families who could benefit —

53% of families met one or more targeting criteria

21% of families met two or more targeting criteria

NHVRC State Profiles present data provided by evidence-based models, which include both MIECHV and non-MIECHV data. • Percentages may not add up 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 providing home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS does not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • HFA reports primary language of caregivers. • Minding the Baby does not report child insurance status or primary language data. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included.