State & Tribal Profiles

Washington

Models implemented in Washington included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and SafeCare/SafeCare Augmented. Statewide, 107 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

77,119
home visits provided
7,216
families served
6,701
children served

Ethnicity

40% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

45% No high school diploma

Child Age

34% <1 year

55% 1-2 years

11% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

86% Public

2% Private

12% None

Primary Language

69% English

24% Spanish

7% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In Washington, there were 422,500 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 526,200 children.

526,200 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 526,200 children who could benefit —

422,500 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 Washington who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 20%
  • Single mother 18%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 6%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 3%
  • Low income 21%

Of the 422,500 families who could benefit —

45% of families met one or more priority criteria

17% 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. • 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 providing home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS does not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included. • In 2018, SafeCare/SafeCare Augmented met standards of evidence as determined by HomVEE. This profile includes SafeCare/SafeCare Augmented (SafeCare) data. SafeCare does not report the number of children served. The number of families served was included as a proxy for children served. SafeCare does not report caregiver education, child age, or child insurance status.