Models implemented in Illinois included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Family Spirit, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 196 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
including 53,240 virtual visits
1%American Indian Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
35%Hispanic or Latino
23%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Illinois, there were 668,700 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 869,100 children.
869,100 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 869,100 children who could benefit —
668,700 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 Illinois who met the following priority criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma5%
Pregnant woman or mother <212%
Of the 668,700 families who could benefit —
47% of families met one or more priority criteria
18% 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: EHS, Family Connects, HFA, HIPPY, 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. • 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.
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