Models implemented in Pennsylvania included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and SafeCare Augmented. Statewide, 135 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
including 54,477 virtual visits
<1%American Indian Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
20%Hispanic or Latino
18%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Pennsylvania, there were 636,200 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 822,300 children.
822,300 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 822,300 children who could benefit —
636,200 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 Pennsylvania who met the following priority criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma5%
Pregnant woman or mother <212%
Of the 636,200 families who could benefit —
48% of families met one or more priority criteria
18% 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, 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 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. • SafeCare Augmented reported primary language, ethnicity, race, and families served only. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served.
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