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2023 Yearbook


Models implemented in Vermont included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 24 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
families served
children served


* Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

15% No high school diploma

Child Age

46% <1 year

41% 1-2 years

13% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

97% Public

2% Private

<1% None

Primary Language

97% English

1% Spanish

2% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Vermont, there were 29,200 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 36,100 children.

36,100 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 36,100 children who could benefit —

29,200 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 Vermont who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 19%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 3%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 1%
  • Low income 18%

Of the 29,200 families who could benefit —

44% of families met one or more priority criteria

14% 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. • Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding. • To protect confidentiality, race and ethnicity categories with 10 or fewer participants were replaced with *. • 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 programs in VT offer a combination of service options. EHS data are not included because home-based service data cannot be isolated from statewide data. • MECSH reports families served and home visits only. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. • NFP data in VT come from state MIECHV data. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included.