Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles


Models implemented in Missouri included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 48 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 13,474 virtual visits
families served
children served


8% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

17% No high school diploma

Child Age

21% <1 year

42% 1-2 years

37% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

96% Public

1% Private

3% None

Primary Language

93% English

4% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Missouri, there were 331,200 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 430,500 children.

430,500 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 430,500 children who could benefit —

331,200 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 Missouri who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 21%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 4%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 21%

Of the 331,200 families who could benefit —

46% of families met one or more priority criteria

17% 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, HFA, 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 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. • HFA data for private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.