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The Title V Block Grant plays a key role in the provision of maternal and child health services.
Check out the Executive Summary to learn more.

Request for Public Input


DRAFT Title V Maternal & Child Health Services Block Grant
2023 Application/2021 Annual Report (227 pages)

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Deadline for Public Input: July 1, 2022

In accordance with federal requirements, KDHE must collect public input on the Title V Application and Annual Report prior to submission annually.
The Block Grant is funded through the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA),
US Department of Health & Human Services.

Mission

Improve the health and well-being of Kansas mothers, infants, children, and youth,
including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families.

We envision a state where all are healthy and thriving.

Priorities

For the federal Title V program, each state conducts a 5-year needs assessment to identify
maternal and child health (MCH) priorities. These are the seven 2021-2025 MCH priorities for Kansas:


Priority 1
Women have access to and utilize integrated, holistic, patient-centered care before, during, and after pregnancy.

Priority 5
Communities, families, and providers have the knowledge, skills, and comfort to support transitions and empowerment opportunities.

Priority 2
All infants and families have support from strong community systems to optimize infant health and well-being.

Priority 6
Professionals have the knowledge, skills, and comfort to address the needs of maternal and child health populations.

Priority 3
Children and families have access to and utilize developmentally appropriate services and supports through collaborative and integrated communities.

Priority 7
Strengths-based supports and services are available to promote healthy families and relationships.

Priority 4
Adolescents and young adults have access to and utilize integrated, holistic, patient-centered care to support physical,social, and emotional health.

Priority 5
Communities, families, and providers have the knowledge, skills, and comfort to support transitions and empowerment opportunities.

Priority 6
Professionals have the knowledge, skills, and comfort to address the needs of maternal and child health populations.

Priority 7
Strengths-based supports and services are available to promote healthy families and relationships.

This site is supported by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment with funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number #B04MC40135 and title Maternal and Child Health Services.

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