Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant to the States

To enable States to maintain and strengthen their leadership in planning, promoting, coordinating and evaluating health care for pregnant women, mothers, infants, and children and children with special health care needs in providing health services for mothers and children who do not have access to adequate
health care.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Each of the 59 States and jurisdictions determines its individual program priorities under its Block grant.


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - 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.
Website Address

www.hrsa.gov