Models implemented in Texas included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Family Spirit, Healthy Families America, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 113 local agencies operated at least one of these models.
home visits provided
including 116,631 virtual visits
<1%American Indian Alaska Native
<1%Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
67%Hispanic or Latino
22%No high school diploma
Child Insurance Status
In Texas, there were 1,741,500 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 2,312,700 children.
2,312,700 children could benefit from home visiting
Of the 2,312,700 children who could benefit —
1,741,500 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 diploma9%
Pregnant woman or mother <213%
Of the 1,741,500 families who could benefit —
50% 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, Family Spirit, 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. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs that provided home-based services only. EHS race and ethnicity data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS did not report home visits. Data for child insurance status were not included. • Family Connects did not report children served. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. • Family Spirit 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.
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