State & Tribal Profiles

Indiana

Models implemented in Indiana included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 71 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

151,872
home visits provided
12,307
families served
11,374
children served

Ethnicity

15% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

28% No high school diploma

Child Age

51% <1 year

39% 1-2 years

10% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

89% Public

8% Private

3% None

Primary Language

91% English

7% Spanish

2% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Indiana, there were 380,800 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 496,200 children.

496,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 496,200 children who could benefit —

380,800 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 Indiana who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 24%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 8%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 4%
  • Low income 27%

Of the 380,800 families who could benefit —

52% of families met one or more priority criteria

22% 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. • 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. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included.