Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program

The MCH Program works with local public health departments, community based organizations, statewide organizations and other providers to provide, and/or assure, quality health services are delivered to mothers, children, and families in Wisconsin. Primary areas of focus include:

  • Increasing healthy birth outcomes;
  • Promoting and assuring comprehensive primary care for children ages birth to 21, including children with special health care needs;
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles among school-age youth, ages 6-21, including children with special health care needs;
  • Assuring access to safe, healthy child care up to age six, including children with special health care needs;
  • Preconception, pregnancy testing and planning.

For additional information regarding the MCH Program, telephone (608) 266-3890 or refer to the links in the left navigation.

Program Funding

Federal Title V is the funding source, received from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB).

 Click here for access to the MCHB website (external link)


Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Contacts

Family Health Section Contacts


Last Revised: March 12, 2015