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State & Tribal Profiles

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2023 Yearbook

Puerto Rico

Models implemented in Puerto Rico included Early Head Start Home-Based Option and Healthy Families America. Across the territory, 19 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 1,359 virtual visits
families served
children served


100% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

29% No high school diploma

Child Age

48% <1 year

36% 1-2 years

16% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

90% Public

10% Private

0% None

Primary Language

0% English

100% Spanish

0% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

Information on potential beneficiaries was not available for Puerto Rico in 2020.

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 and HFA. • 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. • 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.