HHS – Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program (2014)


The Federal Title V Maternal and Child health program provides a foundation for ensuring the health of the Nation’s mothers, women, children, and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families. The program seeks to ensure access to quality care, especially for low-income individuals; to provide and ensure access to preventive care; to implement family-centered, community-based, systems of coordinated care for children with special healthcare needs; and to increase the number of children receiving health assessments and follow-up diagnostic and treatment services.

Funding Title: Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program

Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes

Target Population: Pregnant women, mothers, infants, and children, children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and families

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Percent: 75%. This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details.

How to Apply: The Title V Information System (TVIS) electronically captures data from the annual Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant applications and reports.

Current Closing Date for Applications: July 15, 2014

Estimated Total Program Funding: $549,729,000

Eligible Applicants: States and insular areas

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds: This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR Part 96 as applicable and individual State Regulations.

HRSA awards are subject to the requirements of the HHS Grants Policy Statement (HHS GPS) that are applicable based on recipient type and purpose of award. The HHS GPS is available at http://www.hrsa.gov/grants.

Link to Full Information: http://mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/titlevgrants/

Contact Information: See Regional Agency Offices. Program Contact: Division of State and Community Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 18-31, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-2204.

Categories: Children, Department of Health and Human Services, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Health, Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants, Subgrant Possibilities

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