Family together at home

State & Indigenous Profiles

Puerto Rico

Models implemented in Puerto Rico included Early Head Start Home-Based Option and Healthy Families America. Across the territory, 11 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 931 virtual visits
families served
children served


100% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

3% No high school diploma

Child Age

24% <1 year

69% 1-2 years

7% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

96% Public

4% 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 2022.

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 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.