Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles

New Mexico

Models implemented in New Mexico included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Family Spirit, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and Promoting First Relationships. Statewide, 47 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 29,259 virtual visits
families served
children served


62% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

14% No high school diploma

Child Age

17% <1 year

44% 1-2 years

39% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

85% Public

11% Private

4% None

Primary Language

88% English

10% Spanish

2% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In New Mexico, there were 108,500 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 141,800 children.

141,800 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 141,800 children who could benefit —

108,500 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 New Mexico who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 32%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 9%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 4%
  • Low income 32%

Of the 108,500 families who could benefit —

58% of families met one or more priority criteria

28% 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: Family Connects, Family Spirit, NFP, PAT, and PFR. • 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. • Family Spirit reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • PFR reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only.