Maternal and Child Health

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Maternal and child health

The Title V Maternal and Child Health Program (MCH) primarily works with local public health agencies to improve the health of Coloradans using population-based and infrastructure-building strategies. Our mission is to optimize the health and well-being of mothers and children by employing primary prevention and early intervention public health strategies.

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This is MCH

The Colorado Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program works to impact the health of Coloradans by using a population health approach. Want to learn more about what this means? The "This is MCH" video provides a more in-depth explanation of this work including examples of programs that focus on children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), early childhood obesity prevention and pregnancy-related depression.

Maternal and child health block grant implementation

MCH contracting

Maternal Child Health program guidelines and contracting process overview.

MCH data

Data briefs, trend analysis, data sets.

MCH state priority implementation

MCH priority logic models and action plans.

MCH local priority implementation and resources

MCH local resources including MCH Guidelines, planning guidance, archived meetings and newsletters, links to logic models, data resources and more.

MCH workforce development

Information on racial equity, community inclusion, influencing change and positive youth development.

Title V MCH Block Grant

Grant information, narratives, forms, summaries, status report.

MCH archived newsletters, meetings and trainings

MCH Digest archive, meeting presentation slides and webinar recordings.

Other CDPHE programs that support the MCH population


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.


A program for children and youth with special healthcare needs.