Request for Applications: Denny Middle School SBHC

Crossposted from King County Contract Procurement and Real Estate Services Section Public Health – Seattle & King County is seeking a community health service agency to provide services at Denny Middle School for a School-Based Health Center. Applications are due no later than 2:00 PM on June 24, 2021 Download the full RFA document for…

New School-Based Health Center in Federal Way!

Crossposted from Washington School-Based Health Alliance Federal Way Public School students will now have access to valuable health care services through the district’s first School Based Health Center (SBHC) at TAF@Saghalie. There are students who do not have easy access to health care, but the district is fortunate to have partners like Kaiser and HealthPoint…

Register for the Best Starts for Kids 2021 Summit!

Greetings from Best Starts for Kids! We are excited to announce the 2nd annual Best Starts for Kids Virtual Summit 2021. The summit will take place the last week of April—the 27th through 30th with a special preview day on April 26th.  This year’s theme is “We build. We rise. We Soar.”  Like the 2020…

Well Beings: Centering the Mental Health of Black Youth

As a part of the national Well Beings initiative, KCTS 9 is working with programming partners WA Therapy Fund Foundation and The Root of Our Youth for a virtual event to address youth mental health and well-being. The event will center and support Black youth as they continue to build their power, and the friends,…

Digital Outreach to Seattle World School Students

Seattle World School supports a unique population of students. Many students speak a primary language other than English and have recently moved to the United States. Established to serve these students and their unique needs, Seattle World School draws residents from all over Seattle. With students and families often not living near the school, this…

Announcing 2 Awards to Support School-Based Behavioral Programs

Crossposted from the Best Starts for Kids Blog Community voices backed by scientific research continue to reveal how traditional disciplinary methods and zero-tolerance policies widely utilized in our school systems do not truly support the long-term well-being and health of our youth. For our teens and young adults to succeed in the classroom and safely…

It Starts with You(th): Garfield Students Promote SBHC Services During Remote Learning

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). For the past five years, student leaders at Garfield High School in Seattle have partnered with Public Health–Seattle & King County to promote Human Papillomavirus…