The Bureau of Family Health promotes the health of Iowa families by providing resources for health care services through public and private collaborative efforts. We advocate for services that are family-centered, community-based, and culturally sensitive. Through these efforts, community entities are empowered to develop local health care systems that meet present and future health needs.
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Since early May 2014, staff from the Bureau of Family Health, the Oral Health Center and Child Health Specialty Clinics have been working to conduct the 5-year needs assessment for the Title V Maternal and Child Health block grant.
The Title V block grant is undergoing a transformation to reduce burden, maintain flexibility and improve accountability. As a result, all states receiving Title V funding will be selecting from a set of performance measures developed by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau at HRSA.
More information about this current Needs Assessment process can be found at http://www.idph.state.ia.us/TitleVNeedsAssessment/.
The Bureau supports three toll free telephone lines providing information and referral services. They are:
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