Funding Opportunity: Implementation Grants for Vaccine Uptake and Confidence

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) in collaboration with the Institute of Educational Leadership (IEL) and with generous support from Kaiser Permanente, is pleased to announce the second Champions for School Health funding opportunity for projects designed to increase access to and confidence in the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine and school-required vaccines, particularly in under-resourced communities. …

Best Starts Announces Funding for School Based Health Centers 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog Children and young people have better health outcomes and overall well-being when they can routinely access care for their mental, behavioral, emotional and physical health. One way Best Starts is working to reduce barriers for young people to accessing health services is by funding School Based Health Centers (SBHC).   These…

Best Starts Hosting Third Quarter Virtual Open House June 29 

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids is hosting a virtual Open House June 29 for BSK Champions, existing and potential community partners, to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities.  At Best Starts we recognize that to build programs that support thriving families, babies, children, and young people, we must build our work in…

Nova Wellness Center Welcomes PHSKC Team

The Wellness Center at Nova High School opened early in the COVID-19 pandemic and in spite of the many challenges this posed, they have built a center that is deeply integrated with the Nova community. Operated by Country Doctor Community Health Centers, the clinic space and services were design in tandem with student leaders and…

WA DOH Accepting Applications for Behavioral Health Improvement Grants

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is now accepting applications for the School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) Behavioral Health Improvement grant. They are awarding up to nine $90,000 10-month grants to improve access to and quality of behavioral health care and services in SBHCs serving K-12 students in Washington public schools, with a focus on…

Job posting: School-Based Health Center Clinic Coordinator, Tyee High School, HealthPoint

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance HealthPoint is hiring a full-time Clinic Coordinator for their school-based health center at Tyee High School in the Highline School District. Read the full job posting. HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it,…

King County SBHC Granted Federal Expansion Funding

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance On May 3, 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded nearly $25 million to improve and strengthen access to school-based health services in communities across the country. Awards will support local partnerships between schools and health…

Funding Opportunity: Behavioral Health Improvement in SBHCs RFA

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) anticipates posting a Request for Funding Applications (RFA) on May 16, 2022, to increase access to and quality of behavioral health care and services in school-based health centers (SBHCs). They expect to close the application period on June 15, 2022. The behavioral health SBHC grant program will award…