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Title V Block Grant to States
Title V of the Social Security Act is one of the largest Federal block grant programs. It leads the nation in ensuring the health of all mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and children with special health care needs (CSHCN).

Discretionary Grant Programs

  • Discretionary Grant Data. Program and performance data describe and help to measure effectiveness of the more than 900 maternal and child health grants HRSA makes each year to ensure that the Nation's women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families, including fathers and children with special health care needs, have access to quality health care.

Women and Infants
MCHB Objective:
Eliminate barriers and health disparities and increase access to high quality health care.

Child Health and Safety
MCHB Objective:
Reduce illness, injury and death among children and youth. Promote comprehensive, community-based health care that combines public and private resources and promotes health environments where healthy behaviors can develop.

Oral Health
MCHB Objective:  Promote comprehensive, community-based oral health care services that combine public and private delivery systems, maximize the effectiveness of Medicaid and SCHIP dental programs, and encourage the application of science to practice in reducing disease burden.

Children with Special Health Care Needs
MCHB Objective:
Support development and implementation of comprehensive, culturally competent, coordinated systems of care for the estimated 18 million U.S. children who have or are at risk for chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.

MCHB Objective:
Support development, expansion and enhancement of comprehensive, community-based, family-centered care

Data, Evaluation & Epidemiology

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

MCHB Objective:
Support newborn screening and increase professional and public knowledge of how genetic diseases affect health

MCHB Objective: Support the National Hemophilia Program, the Thalassemia Comprehensive Care projects, and the Sickle Cell Disease and Newborn Screening Program and showcase them as models of comprehensive care for serving populations of all ages with special health care needs.

Hemophilia Treatment Center Manual for Participating in the Drug Pricing Program Established by Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act

Factor Replacement Product (FRP) Data Sheet Instructions

Factor Replacement Product (FRP) Data Sheet

MCHB Objective:
Support research that finds better, more efficient ways to provide maternal and child health services, especially preventive care and early intervention.

MCHB Objective:
Support trainees, faculty, continuing education and technical assistance to train the next generation of leaders in maternal and child health. Emphasis on interdisciplinary, family-centered, culturally competent care with a population-focused, public health approach.

Traumatic Brain Injury
MCHB Objective: Ensure that the estimated 5.3 million individuals and their families who live with the effects of TBI in the United States have access to comprehensive, coordinated systems of care that are person-centered and attend to their changing needs from the moment of injury throughout the rest of their lives.

Women's Health

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