Healthy Families Program

Program Purpose
Bureau of Family Health (BFH) receives targeted funding from the Kansas legislature to provide comprehensive public health services to low-income and high-risk families in Geary and Wyandotte Counties due to disparate populations and high infant mortality rates in those counties.

Applications for funding to support Healthy Family Services should be submitted for continuation of current contracts only. Award amounts are contingent on State General funding availability allocated for this initiative. At this time, a local match is not required for the Healthy Families grant. Grantee counties are expected to use these SGF funds as matching dollars to draw down Medicaid dollars and provide Healthy Family services to Medicaid-enrolled women and children in these two service areas.

Reporting Requirements
All grantees must submit quarterly Financial Status Reports and Program Progress Reports in Catalyst by the 15th of the month following the end of each quarter (October 15, January 15, April 15, July 15).

Program Contact Person:
Traci Reed
Bureau of Family Health
Phone: 785-296-6136