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, Parents as Teachers, and Play and Learning Strategies. Statewide, 106 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

72,731
home visits provided
8,258
families served
10,810
children served

Ethnicity

16% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

12% No high school diploma

Child Age

20% <1 year

52% 1-2 years

28% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

90% Public

6% Private

5% None

Primary Language

81% English

15% Spanish

4% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Kansas, there were 175,000 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 227,100 children.

227,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 227,100 children who could benefit —

175,000 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 20%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 6%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 4%
  • Low income 22%

Of the 175,000 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. This State Profile includes participant data from the following evidence-based models: ABC, EHS, HFA, NFP, PAT, and PALS. • 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. • ABC reported children served, families served, and home visits only. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • PALS reported children served, families served, and home visits only.