Home visiting, 2017-2020 in Maine

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Why This Indicator Matters

Home visiting programs, like Maine Families provide children and families critical support during the key developmental years, strengthening families and communities across the entire state. Home visiting programs are voluntary, evidence-based and designed to help promote healthy childhood development during the early years by providing expectant parents and parents of young children with education and support in their home. For more information ,on the evidence Home Visiting works, see Evidence for Home Visiting

What the data shows
In  federal fiscal year 2020 ,(October- September 2020)  the Maine Families Home Visiting Program reached 7.5% of children from birth until they turn 2. The most number of children were served in York and Cumberland Counties with  246 and 234 and families served respectively. The number of children receiving Home Visiting services has declined each of the last 4 years.
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Definitions: The number of families served in the Maine Families Home Visiting Program for first time families and adolescent families. This data is for the federal fiscal year October 1- September 30.

Data Source: Maine Families Home Visiting Program

Footnotes: This is a new series since 2017, as the year has been changed to a fiscal year, October 1- September 30.
Early Head Start Home Visiting is not included in this measure.

 Last uploaded December 2020..