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Networks for Oral Health Integration within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.110
Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 29, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:
Maria Teresa Canto, DDS, MS, MPH

For grants management or budget questions:
Ms. Ernsley P. Charles


This program provides grants to improve access to and delivery of comprehensive, quality oral healthcare for children, 0–17 years of age, by testing and establishing models of care utilizing specified collective strategies.

Strategies include:

  • Enhanced integration of oral healthcare into Maternal and Child Health (MCH) safety net services
  • Increased knowledge and skills among healthcare providers for delivering optimal dental services
  • Increased knowledge and awareness of preventive oral health practices among parents/caregivers to increase adoption of these behaviors including use of needed dental services

MCH safety net settings include:

  • Community health centers
  • Migrant health centers
  • School-based health centers
  • Rural health clinics
  • Tribally operated health clinics
  • Local health department clinics
  • Community and teaching hospitals
  • Medicaid managed care organizations

The target population is children 0-17 years of age and children and youth with special healthcare needs.


Eligible applicants are any domestic public or private entity, including tribes, tribal organization, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,283,333 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 3
Estimated total program funding: $3,850,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar
February 7, 2019
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern
Call-in number: 888.603.9071
Participant code: 4095307

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Families · Health workforce education and training · Integrated service delivery · Oral health · Public health · Rural Health Clinics · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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