Models implemented in Pennsylvania included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, 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, 138 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
including 76,383 virtual visits
<1%American Indian Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
20%Hispanic or Latino
19%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Pennsylvania, there were 644,000 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 826,800 children.
826,800 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 826,800 children who could benefit —
644,000 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 priority criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma6%
Pregnant woman or mother <212%
Of the 644,000 families who could benefit —
50% of families met one or more priority criteria
19% 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, 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. • 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. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. • HIPPY did not report virtual home visits. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included. • SafeCare Augmented reported language of service delivery. SafeCare Augmented did not report children served, home visits, caregiver education, child age, or child insurance status. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served.
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