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2023 Yearbook


Models implemented in Washington included Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Family Connects, Family Spirit, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 72 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
including 38,144 virtual visits
families served
children served


43% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

30% No high school diploma

Child Age

34% <1 year

51% 1-2 years

15% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

86% Public

6% Private

7% None

Primary Language

73% English

18% Spanish

9% Another language

Potential Beneficiaries

In Washington, there were 431,800 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 532,600 children.

532,600 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 532,600 children who could benefit —

431,800 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 priority criteria:

  • Child <1 19%
  • Single mother 18%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 5%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 2%
  • Low income 18%

Of the 431,800 families who could benefit —

43% of families met one or more priority criteria

15% 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, 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. • NFP reported primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language were not included.