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2023 Yearbook


Models implemented in Michigan included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Spirit, Healthy Families America, Maternal Infant Health Program, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 216 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 62,530 virtual visits
families served
children served


11% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

22% No high school diploma

Child Age

59% <1 year

33% 1-2 years

8% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

99% Public

<1% Private

<1% None

Primary Language

95% English

2% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Michigan, there were 506,200 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 664,200 children.

664,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 664,200 children who could benefit —

506,200 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 Michigan who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 27%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 26%

Of the 506,200 families who could benefit —

51% 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. This State Profile includes participant data from the following evidence-based models: EHS, HFA, MIHP, NFP, and PAT. • 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. • EHS did not require reporting on 2020 data due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of children served in 2019 was included as a proxy for children and families served in 2020. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.