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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.

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School-based Mental Health Featured on Seattle Radio

Raineer Beach High School's SBHC services were featured on a great story that aired on 94.9 KUOW. Take a read or listen to Mental Health Becoming Part Of Overall Health At Seattle Schools:

http://kuow.org/post/mental-health-becoming-part-overall-health-seattle-schools


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.

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News & Updates

New school-based clinics open in Pasco, Kennewick

March 3, 2015- Two school-based clinics in the works for almost two years in Pasco and Kennewick began seeing patients just weeks ago at Pasco's Ellen Ochoa Milddle School and Kennewick's Amistad Elementary. Tri-Cities Community Health sponors the clinics and provides care to students in those schools with the goal of getting more services to underserved members of the community.

 

National School-Based Health Convention

Be sure to mark June 16 - 19, 2015 on your calendar for the 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention in Austin, Texas. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the School-Based Health Alliance.

Welcome to the 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.