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, 36 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

30,156
home visits provided
2,612
families served
2,804
children served

Ethnicity

23% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

37% No high school diploma

Child Age

33% <1 year

41% 1-2 years

26% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

97% Public

<1% Private

3% None

Primary Language

81% English

19% Spanish

0% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Georgia, there were 603,100 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 765,100 children.

765,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 765,100 children who could benefit —

603,100 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 8%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 27%

Of the 603,100 families who could benefit —

53% of families met one or more priority criteria

23% 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: HFA, NFP, and PAT. • 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. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.