Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles


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, 108 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 8,908 virtual visits
families served
children served


15% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

11% No high school diploma

Child Age

19% <1 year

48% 1-2 years

33% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

89% Public

8% Private

4% None

Primary Language

80% English

17% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Kansas, there were 165,900 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 216,600 children.

216,600 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 216,600 children who could benefit —

165,900 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 priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 19%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 20%

Of the 165,900 families who could benefit —

46% of families met one or more priority criteria

16% 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: 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, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • 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. • PALS reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. Data are reported for the PALS infant curriculum.