State & Tribal Profiles

Vermont

Models implemented in Vermont included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 14 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

4,816
home visits provided
including 1,024 virtual visits
512
families served
480
children served

Ethnicity

3% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

18% No high school diploma

Child Age

45% <1 year

49% 1-2 years

5% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

95% Public

4% Private

1% None

Primary Language

96% English

<1% Spanish

3% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Vermont, there were 28,600 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 35,200 children.

35,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 35,200 children who could benefit —

28,600 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 priority criteria:

  • Child <1 18%
  • Single mother 18%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 3%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 19%

Of the 28,600 families who could benefit —

42% 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. This State Profile includes participant data from the following evidence-based models: MECSH and PAT. • Missing and unknown data were not included in calculations. • Percentages may not add 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. • MECSH did not report virtual home visits. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.