Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles


Models implemented in Ohio included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 127 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 29,256 virtual visits
families served
children served


12% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

22% No high school diploma

Child Age

28% <1 year

53% 1-2 years

18% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

91% Public

6% Private

3% None

Primary Language

89% English

7% Spanish

4% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Ohio, there were 625,500 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 807,500 children.

807,500 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 807,500 children who could benefit —

625,500 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 Ohio who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 27%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 25%

Of the 625,500 families who could benefit —

51% of families met one or more priority criteria

22% 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, HFA, HIPPY, 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. • 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.