Legislators Visit Renton SBHC

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance In May, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier and Adam Smith and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra toured the SBHC at Renton High School (sponsored by HealthPoint) to bring awareness to the drop in routine childhood vaccinations. Read more on Representative Schrier’s website. 

SBHC Mini-Grant Opportunity

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance With dollars provided by the Washington State Department of Health, the Washington School-Based Health Alliance (WA SBHA) will be offering small project funding opportunities to school-based health centers (SBHCs) through a mini-grant program in the 2022-2023 school year. WA SBHA will fund 4 mini-grants at $11,000 each (a…

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…