Models implemented in Pennsylvania included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Check-Up, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and SafeCare Augmented.
Statewide, 125 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
<1%American Indian Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
18%Hispanic or Latino
19%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Pennsylvania, there were 645,700 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 829,100 children.
829,100 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 829,100 children who could benefit —
645,700 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 Pennsylvania who met the following targeting criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma6%
Pregnant woman or mother <213%
Of the 645,700 families who could benefit —
50% of families met one or more priority criteria
20% 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, NFP, PAT, and SafeCare Augmented. • 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. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • SafeCare Augmented did not report home visits or children served. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. SafeCare Augmented did not report caregiver education, child age, or child insurance status.
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