State & Tribal Profiles

Minnesota

Models implemented in Minnesota included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Family Spirit, Healthy Families America, Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 102 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

58,321
home visits provided
including 33,851 virtual visits
7,007
families served
7,019
children served

Ethnicity

20% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

29% No high school diploma

Child Age

43% <1 year

37% 1-2 years

19% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

87% Public

9% Private

4% None

Primary Language

82% English

9% Spanish

9% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Minnesota, there were 319,800 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 412,000 children.

412,000 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 412,000 children who could benefit —

319,800 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 priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 19%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 4%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 17%

Of the 319,800 families who could benefit —

43% 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, EHS, Family Connects, Family Spirit, HFA, MECSH, NFP, and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. • To protect confidentiality, race and ethnicity categories with 10 or fewer participants were replaced with *. • 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 reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • 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. • Family Connects did not report children served or primary language. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. • Family Spirit reported children served, families served, and home visits only. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • MECSH did not report virtual home visits. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.