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2023 Yearbook


Models implemented in Georgia included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and SafeCare Augmented. Statewide, 38 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 27,734 virtual visits
families served
children served


25% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

28% No high school diploma

Child Age

30% <1 year

40% 1-2 years

31% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

93% Public

5% Private

2% None

Primary Language

81% English

19% Spanish

<1% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Georgia, there were 588,100 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 759,200 children.

759,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 759,200 children who could benefit —

588,100 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 priority criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 26%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 7%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 24%

Of the 588,100 families who could benefit —

52% of families met one or more priority criteria

20% 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. • 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. • 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.