Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles


Models implemented in Michigan included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, 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 62,110 virtual visits
families served
children served


10% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

20% No high school diploma

Child Age

55% <1 year

37% 1-2 years

8% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

98% Public

<1% Private

<1% None

Primary Language

95% English

3% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Michigan, there were 504,300 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 661,400 children.

661,400 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 661,400 children who could benefit —

504,300 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 25%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 24%

Of the 504,300 families who could benefit —

49% of families met one or more priority criteria

20% 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, 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 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. • Family Spirit reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • HFA data for private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.