Models implemented in Texas included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and Play and Learning Strategies.
Statewide, 111 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
including 69,077 virtual visits
<1%American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
69%Hispanic or Latino
20%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Texas, there were 1,749,000 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 2,319,700 children.
2,319,700 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 2,319,700 children who could benefit —
1,749,000 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 Texas who met the following priority criteria:
Parent with no high school diploma10%
Pregnant woman or mother <213%
Of the 1,749,000 families who could benefit —
51% of families met one or more priority criteria
20% 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: EHS, Family Connects, HFA, HIPPY, NFP, PAT, and PALS. • 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. • 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. • Family Connects did not report children served or primary language. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. • 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. • PALS reported data reflecting the PALS I and PALS II programs. The PALS I program meets HomVEE criteria for evidence of effectiveness. PALS reported children served, families served, total home visits, and virtual home visits only.
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