Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant
Each July 15, the Family Health Section is required to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The purpose is to monitor Wisconsin's Title V MCH Services Block Grant progress, goal attainment and proper expenditure of funds.
To view narrative reports and forms for the Wisconsin application/report, as well as compare how Wisconsin is doing in relation to other states, visit the Title V Information System (TVIS) website.
Wisconsin is required to solicit comments from partners and parents. Please visit the public input page to share your thoughts.
As a recipient of the federal block grant, Wisconsin is required to complete a statewide needs assessment every five years and develop a plan of action for addressing priorities identified during the process.
Learn more about Wisconsin’s MCH Program by reading our Executive Summary (PDF, 452 KB) of the 2012 Wisconsin Title V MCH Block Grant. The summary helps orient readers to the Title V MCH Block Grant, highlights key programmatic themes and data points, provides specific examples of MCH Program activities, and discusses a number of challenges and opportunities.
Application and Report
The following PDF files are excerpts from the 2015 application and 2013 report.
Budget (PDF, 23 KB)
State Overview (PDF, 205 KB)
Agency Capacity (PDF, 82 KB)
National Performance Measures (PDF, 375 KB)
State Performance Measures (PDF, 151 KB)
Connecting the Dots: Priorities and Measurements (PDF, 115 KB)
A chart demonstrating each of the priorities and the connections to National and State Performance Measures and Outcome Measures, as well as the Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 indicators can be found here.
Indicators and Progress (PDF, 139 KB)
All of the required data elements for the Title V MCH Block Grant are compared to the targets established as well as data reported in previous years to identify progress or slippage. An Excel spreadsheet that includes trend data on the required data elements by life stage can be found here.