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State & Tribal Profiles

South Carolina

Models implemented in South Carolina included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 73 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

65,673
home visits provided
including 46,173 virtual visits
4,149
families served
3,848
children served

Ethnicity

15% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

17% No high school diploma

Child Age

26% <1 year

49% 1-2 years

25% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

94% Public

2% Private

4% None

Primary Language

93% English

6% Spanish

<1% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In South Carolina, there were 267,200 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 333,100 children.

333,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 333,100 children who could benefit —

267,200 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 South Carolina who met the following priority criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 30%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 6%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 25%

Of the 267,200 families who could benefit —

53% of families met one or more priority criteria

23% 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, HFA, HIPPY, NFP, and PAT. • 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. • HFA reported primary language of caregivers. Private insurance includes other forms of health insurance. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.