Home visiting, 2017-2018 in Maine

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Why This Indicator Matters

Home visiting programs, like Maine Families and Early Head Start, 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.

What the data shows
In 2017, Maine Families Home Visiting Program reached 8.5% of children from birth until they turn 2. In 2018, the program reached 8.0% of these children. The most number of children were served in York and Penobscot Counties with 261 and 238 families served.
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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.

Last uploaded April 2019.