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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, Parents as Teachers, and Play and Learning Strategies. Statewide, 216 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 82,528 virtual visits
families served
children served


11% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

21% No high school diploma

Child Age

54% <1 year

38% 1-2 years

8% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

98% Public

<1% Private

1% None

Primary Language

94% English

2% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Michigan, there were 507,300 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 662,600 children.

662,600 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 662,600 children who could benefit —

507,300 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 26%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 25%

Of the 507,300 families who could benefit —

50% of families met one or more priority criteria

21% 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, Family Spirit, HFA, MIHP, 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. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race and ethnicity data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits. Data for child insurance status were not included. • Family Spirit reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. Private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • PALS reported data reflecting the PALS I and PALS II programs. The PALS I program meets HomVEE criteria for evidence of effectiveness. PALS reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only.