That the 59 state and jurisdictional Title V programs served more than 44 million individuals in 2011, which includes approximately 2.4 million pregnant women, 4.3 million infants, 30.8 million children and 2.3 million children with special health care needs? Click on “Program Data” to find the number of individuals served by each of the states and jurisdictions in 2011.
That the Maternal and Child Health funds expended by states and jurisdictions under the Federal-State Title V Partnership are composed of Federal funds, state matching funds, local maternal and child health funds, other funds, and program income? Every $4 of Federal Maternal and Child Health Block Grant funds expended must be matched by at least $3 in state and local funds.
That the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant to States program requires each state and jurisdiction to conduct a comprehensive Needs Assessment every five years and to identify 7-10 State priorities? The Needs Assessment findings and identified priorities provide a focus for the work of the state and jurisdictional Title V programs and guide the use of their Maternal and Child Health Block Grant funds.
That state and jurisdictional Title V programs identify state parent/family representatives to assist with questions, resources, and information as part of their Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant Applications and Annual Reports? To find the name of a family representative, click on “State MCH Applications and Contact Information”, scroll down to “State MCH Director, Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Director, and State Family or Youth Contact” and select your state.
That each state and jurisdiction solicits public input from stakeholders and the community as part of the annual application process? The public input process used by each state and jurisdiction can be found in the narrative discussion in the General Requirements section of the Application. To view this section on the Title V Information System, click below on “State Maternal and Child Health Applications and Contact Information” and then select the “State Narrative” that is of interest.
That each state and jurisdiction has a toll-free number to aid families in obtaining information about their State Title V and Title XIX programs and providers? To find the number for your state’s Maternal and Child Health (MCH) hotline, click on “State MCH Applications and Contact Information “, scroll to the hyperlink, “State Hotline Phone Numbers,” and select your State.
That maternal and child health data for each of the 59 States and Jurisdictions that receive Title V Block Grant funds from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau is available on the Title V information System (TVIS) under “TVIS Snapshots”? This publication is produced annually by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and presents the data reported in the state and jurisdictional Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Applications and Annual Reports as well as other data sources.