Early Head Start–Home-Based Option (EHS-HBO) Model Intensity and Length

Early Head Start-Home-Based Option programs provide one home visit per week per family (with a minimum of 46 home visits per year) lasting for a minimum of 90 minutes each. They also provide a minimum of 2 group socialization activities per month for each family (with a minimum of 22 group socialization activities each year).

Early Head Start-Home-Based Option services are provided to eligible pregnant women and families with children from birth to 3 years of age.