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Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV)

Program Information

Tribal Grant Program

Maternal and Child Health Programs

Title V Block Grant to States

Title V of the Social Security Act is one of the largest Federal block grant programs. It leads the nation in ensuring the health of all mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and children with special health care needs (CSHCN).  These funds are also used to support home visiting programs across the country.

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) 

The purpose of ECCS is to support States and communities in their efforts to build and integrate early childhood service systems that address the critical components of access to comprehensive health services and medical homes; social-emotional development and mental health of young children; early care and education; parenting education and family support.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Project Launch

The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has created a new grant program, Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health).  The program is designed to promote the wellness of young children ages birth to 8 years of age by addressing the physical, emotional, social, and behavioral aspects of their development.  Project LAUNCH grantees will implement a range of evidence-based public health strategies to support young child wellness.  Participating states and tribes will work to improve coordination among child-serving systems, build infrastructure, and improve methods for providing services. 

Office of Head Start

Early Head Start National Resource Center

Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program for low-income families with infants and toddlers and pregnant women. Its mission is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women; to enhance the development of very young children; and to promote healthy family functioning.