The Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners on behalf of the Hamilton County General Health District (HCGHD) is accepting proposals for Child and Family Health Services.
Child and Family Health Services (CFHS) Program funding is for activities designed to eliminate health disparities, improve birth outcomes, and to improve the health status of women, infants and children in Hamilton County, Ohio.
Applicant agencies may apply for up to five (5) components: 1) Child and Adolescent Health – School-based Nutrition & Physical Activity, 2) Child and Adolescent Health – Infant Mortality Reduction, 3) Perinatal Health – Direct Care, 4) Perinatal Health – Social/Emotional Health, and 5) Ohio Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative. A separate application is required for each component.
Goals: The goals of the CFHS Grant Program are to eliminate health disparities, improve birth outcomes, and improve the health status of women, infants and children in Ohio by:
- Assessing and monitoring maternal and child health status to identify and address problems;
- Informing and educating the public and families about maternal and child health issues;
- Providing leadership for priority-setting, planning and policy development;
- Linking women, children, and youth to health and other community and family programs and services, and assuring access to comprehensive, quality systems of care; and
- Evaluating the effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal health and population-based maternal and child health services.