Maternal and Child Health Services
HRSA-20-001 | Maternal & Child Health Bureau
Application Accepted: 03/21/2019 to 07/15/2019
Projected Award Date: 10/01/2019
Estimated Award Amount: N/A
The purpose of the Title V MCH Services Block Grant Program is to create Federal/State partnerships in all 59 States/jurisdictions that support service systems which address MCH needs, such as: (1) Significantly reducing infant mortality; (2) Providing comprehensive care for women before, during, and after pregnancy and childbirth; (3) Providing preventive and primary care services for infants, children, and adolescents; (4) Providing comprehensive care for children and adolescents with special health care needs; (5) Immunizing all children; (6) Reducing adolescent pregnancy; (7) Putting into community practice national standards and guidelines for prenatal care, for healthy and safe child care, and for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents; (8) Assuring access to care for all mothers and children; and (9) Meeting the nutritional needs of mothers, children, and families.