State & Tribal Profiles

Kansas

Models implemented in Kansas included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 91 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

69,480
home visits provided
8,267
families served
10,240
children served

Ethnicity

18% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

14% No high school diploma

Child Age

21% <1 year

53% 1-2 years

26% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

85% Public

6% Private

9% None

Primary Language

78% English

18% Spanish

4% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Kansas, there were 180,600 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 231,500 children.

231,500 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 231,500 children who could benefit —

180,600 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 Kansas who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 21%
  • Single mother 19%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 6%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 4%
  • Low income 22%

Of the 180,600 families who could benefit —

47% of families met one or more targeting criteria

18% of families met two or more targeting 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. • ABC reports children served, families served, and home visits only. • 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.