Title V Maternal & Child Health

Mission Statement: Cameron County Public Health Maternal and Child Health Program is a preventative health care program. We strive to assist families and children in maintaining optimum health care education and assistance. Our services are open to anyone in the community regardless of age, sex, marital status, or abilities to pay.

Our Services

Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services focus on maternal, infant, child and adolescents (birth through 20 years of age) health including children with special health care needs.

Our maternal program provides complete care for eligible women before, during and after pregnancy that includes:

  • Pregnancy Examinations & Treatment
  • Pregnancy Counseling & Education
  • Routine Medical Labs & Pregnancy Screenings
  • Nutritional Counseling

Well Children Program provides preventative healthcare screenings to eligible infants, children and adolescents who are uninsured. To qualify, families must be a Texas Resident and reside in Cameron County.

About Title V

Title V originated as part of the Social Security Act in 1935 and is one of the largest federal block grant programs. This legislation was the origin of the federal government’s pledge of support to states in improving the health of mothers and children throughout the nation. Since the original authorization, Title V has been amended several times to reflect the increasing national interest in maternal and child health (MCH) and well-being.

Cameron County Department of Health & Human Services receives Title V Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Funding from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Read More about MCH.

For Questions & Eligibility please contact our Main Office at (956) 247-3699.

Our Locations

Harlingen Public Health Center – (956) 423-3516
711 N. “L” St. Harlingen, Texas 78550

San Benito Public Health Clinic – (956) 361-8244
1390 W. Expressway 83 San Benito, Texas 78586

Mary P. Lucio (Brownsville) Health Center – (956) 574-8745 Ext.1204
1204 Jose Colunga, Jr. Dr. Brownsville, Texas 78521

Father Joseph O’Brien Health Clinic – (956) 943-1300
142 Champion Drive Port Isabel, TX 78578