Mississippi State Department of Health

Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant


The Mississippi State Department of Health is responsible for administering the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant for the State of Mississippi. The 2016 grant application was submitted on July 17th, 2017, to the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) requesting funds from Title V of the Social Security Act for the period October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.

The Title V MCH Block Grant plays a key role in the provision of maternal and child health services in Mississippi. Funds from this grant are distributed among a number of programs which target the improvement of the health of women and infants, children and adolescents, and children with special health care needs.

Supported Programs

Child and Adolescent Health

Women's Health Services


More information about the Title V MCH Block Grant


2020 Needs Assessments

Other Documents


Beryl Polk, PhD, CPM, CHP, CCM
State Title V Director
Director, Health Services
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216-4538

Augusta Bilbro
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), Director
Office of Child Health
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216-4538

Links referenced
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,163,html
Genetic Services: Newborn Screening    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,101,html
Early Intervention    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,74,html
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,174,html
Immunization    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,71,html
Adolescent Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,304,html
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,202,html
Dental and Oral Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,0,151,html
Breast and Cervical Cancer    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,103,html
Domestic Violence, Rape Prevention and Crisis Intervention    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,104,html
Comprehensive Reproductive Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,107,html
Overview of the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant and Title V    http://mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/titlevgrants/index.html
Title V Children & Youth With Special Health Care Needs Programs    http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/cyshcn
Title V MCH in Mississippi: A Snapshot    https://mchb.tvisdata.hrsa.gov/Home/StateSnapshot
HRSA Title V Information System    https://mchb.tvisdata.hrsa.gov/Home/StateApplicationOrAnnualReport
Overview    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,12739,299,pdf/MCH_MS_NeedsAssessment.pdf
Maternal/Women    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,12738,299,pdf/MCH_MS_MaternalWomen.pdf
Perinatal/Infant    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,12737,299,pdf/MCH_MS_PerinatalInfant.pdf
Children's Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,12744,299,pdf/MCH_MS_Children.pdf
Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,12742,299,pdf/MCH_MS_Special.pdf
Adolescent Health    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,12743,299,pdf/MCH_MS_MaternalWomen.pdf
Mississippi Maternal and Child Health Indicators and Fact Sheets 2020    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,11615,299,pdf/MCH_indicators_2020.pdf
Mississippi Maternal and Child Health Priorities Survey 2015    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/6275.pdf
2019-2021 Title V Block Grant Submission    https://mchb.tvisdata.hrsa.gov/uploadedfiles/StateSubmittedFiles/2021/MS/MS_TitleV_PrintVersion_FY21.pdf
More Documents and Reports    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,0,299,324,html
Beryl.Polk@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:Beryl.Polk@msdh.ms.gov
Augusta.Bilbro@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:Augusta.Bilbro@msdh.ms.gov

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