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2023 Yearbook


Models implemented in Maine included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 20 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 18,561 virtual visits
families served
children served


4% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

7% No high school diploma

Child Age

43% <1 year

49% 1-2 years

7% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

Data not available

Primary Language

Data not available

Potential Beneficiaries

In Maine, there were 61,500 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 76,100 children.

76,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 76,100 children who could benefit —

61,500 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 Maine who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 20%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 2%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 1%
  • Low income 22%

Of the 61,500 families who could benefit —

44% of families met one or more priority criteria

15% 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 and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. • 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. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.