State & Tribal Profiles

Minnesota

Models implemented in Minnesota included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Spirit, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 78 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

46,267
home visits provided
5,018
families served
4,825
children served

Ethnicity

20% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

39% No high school diploma

Child Age

40% <1 year

53% 1-2 years

7% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

79% Public

8% Private

14% None

Primary Language

81% English

10% Spanish

9% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Minnesota, there were 319,900 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 409,200 children.

409,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 409,200 children who could benefit —

319,900 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 Minnesota who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 21%
  • Single mother 20%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 4%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 18%

Of the 319,900 families who could benefit —

44% of families met one or more targeting criteria

16% of families met two or more targeting criteria

NHVRC State Profiles present data provided by evidence-based models, which include both MIECHV and non-MIECHV data. • Percentages may not add up 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 reports children served, families served, and home visits only. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs providing home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS does not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • Family Spirit reports children served, families served, and home visits only. • HFA reports primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included.