Mother & Child Health Coalition's programs and initiatives address reducing infant mortality and providing pre-natal care (Kansas City Healthy Start), immunizations (Mid America Immunization Coalition), injury prevention (Safe Kids Metro KC), childhood obesity (Weighing In Collaborative), teen pregnancy, breastfeeding, substance abuse and child abuse (Safe Haven for Newborns). The Dedicated Dads Program encourages area fathers and male figures to be better role models for their children.
Through our program activities we continually strive to decrease barriers and improve access to information and services through collaboration and leveraging of resources. Program initiatives are targeted at improving the lives of the most vulnerable and at-risk children, youth and families in our community.
MCHC is increasingly recognized as a leader in culturally competent educational programs. Through collaboration with our many partners we are able to leverage in-kind partnerships toward mutually beneficial outcomes for agencies, funders, providers and—above all—the children and their families.