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Committed to advancing health care access in schools and helping ensure the health and academic success of youth statewide.


School-based Health Centers in Washington

School-based Health Centers (SBHCs) are emerging in Washington State and across the country as an effective way to deliver consistent, high quality primary health care and mental health services to children and adolescents.



The Need

Washington’s children and youth are suffering the devastating physical, mental and social impacts of a health care crisis. Thousands in every community lack access to quality, affordable and preventive health care.

News & Updates

Executive Constantine launches new initiatives that will create safer, healthier schools and neighborhoods throughout King County.

Learn more about the latest school-based health center expansion in King County.

 

King County: Teen birth rates down 55 percent

Local politicians and care providers credit Planned Parenthood, SBHCs, and the Affordable Care Act. Learn more about the teen birth rate drop between 2008 and 2015. 

Welcome to Washington School-based Health Alliance

The Washington School-based Health Alliance is an advocacy organization committed to advancing health care access in schools and helping ensure the health and academic success of children and youth statewide. Washington’s children and youth are suffering the devastating physical, mental and social impacts of a health care crisis. Thousands in every community lack access to quality, affordable and preventive health care.

Untitled-4.jpgThe Washington School-based Health Alliance provides strong leadership in the school-based health care movement through its efforts to build and sustain local, statewide and national support.

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Our Vision

All children and youth are healthy, thriving and successful.

Our Mission

Advance and advocate for school-based health care to ensure the health and academic success of children and youth statewide.

Our Goals

Build local, statewide and national support for school-based health care. Provide strong leadership for the SBHC movement in Washington State.