State & Tribal Profiles

Georgia

Models implemented in Georgia included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 48 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

36,738
home visits provided
3,060
families served
3,691
children served

Ethnicity

22% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

33% No high school diploma

Child Age

30% <1 year

42% 1-2 years

28% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

96% Public

<1% Private

3% None

Primary Language

72% English

27% Spanish

<1% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Georgia, there were 608,300 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 771,600 children.

771,600 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 771,600 children who could benefit —

608,300 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 Georgia who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 27%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 9%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 4%
  • Low income 28%

Of the 608,300 families who could benefit —

54% of families met one or more priority criteria

24% 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. • Percentages may not add up 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. • EHS programs in GA offer a combination of service options. EHS data are not included because home-based service data cannot be isolated from statewide data. • HFA reports primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included.